Columbia Man Arrested for Aggressively Bouncing Infant
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police Officers arrested a man Wednesday for endangering the welfare of a child.
The Columbia Police department said the alleged abuse happened Saturday, Feb. 22. They said Ryan Gastineau bounced a crying child violently after an attempt to console the child.
The 6-month-old was taken to the hospital Sunday for an examination. Medical records show the baby's head injuries appeared to be non-accidental.
Gastineau posted bond after his arrest.