Father charged with aggravated malicious wounding of 8-week-old son

Father charged with aggravated malicious wounding of 8-week-old son

On July 20, 2018, Radford City Police Department was contacted by Radford City Department of Social Services regarding an 8 week old infant with significant injuries. The infant victim was seen at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and was examined by the Forensic medical staff.

Following a forensic examination of the infant, and a police investigation, the father, Shawn Douglas Smith, 20, of Radford was arrested and charged with Aggravated Malicious wounding (18.2-51) He is being held at New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.

No further information will be released at this time.