Man sentenced to jail for shaking, injuring son

Feb. 22, 2011 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated Feb. 22, 2011 at 8:23 p.m.

James Stephens Baldwin

James Stephens Baldwin

A Victoria man was sentenced on Friday to 15 months in state jail for injuring his son.

James Stephens Baldwin, 31, was found guilty of felony injury to a child, criminal negligence, according to court records.

His trial started on Feb. 15.

Baldwin's legal troubles stemmed from him shaking his then 7-week-old son in May 2009, leaving the boy with broken ribs and bleeding on the brain.

In addition to jail time, Baldwin has to pay a $2,500 fine, according to the records.



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