Mount Morris teen accused of severe abuse, breaking bones of infant

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19-year-old Shane Wilson of Mount Morris was arrested Thursday for severe abuse to a 5-month-old baby.

Dixon Police Detectives and officers from the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Rockford hospital on Tuesday where the infant was being treated.

The infant had suffered fractured ribs, arms, legs and wrist bones. The baby also suffered a skull fracture, cranial bleeding and a collapsed lung.

Dixon Police officers took Wilson into custody for outstanding warrants on Wednesday at midnight.

On Thursday, he was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery to a Child. His bond has been set at $500,000.

Police say the infant remains hospitalized in critical, but stable, condition.

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