MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Prosecutors charged a Glencoe man with assault Saturday for shaking a baby so hard, it caused a “massive brain injury.”
Timothy Daniel Miller, 23, is facing one charge of first degree assault with great bodily harm.READ MORE: Minn.-Based Dairy Queen Takes Mass. Company To Court Over Use Of ‘Blizzard’ Name
According to the criminal complaint, Miller told police when they arrived at his home Jan. 4 that he became frustrated with the 5-month-old boy and shook him “approximately five times.” He then noticed the baby’s eyes roll back in his head as it started having trouble breathing.
According to a Facebook page created by the baby’s mother, Miller was the baby’s daycare provider.READ MORE: You Can Always Get What You Want? Mick Jagger Has 2 Juicy (Jucy) Lucys Before Concert
The baby was taken to Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, where a doctor determined he had suffered a subdural hemorrhage and a “massive brain injury.”
If convicted, Miller could face up to 20 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed After Small Plane Crashes Next To Northwest Wisconsin Home
You can donate to the family for the baby’s medical expenses via their GoFundMe page.