Father charged with aggravated malicious wounding of infant

Shawn Douglas Smith
Shawn Douglas Smith

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.