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Jury Selection to Begin Monday For Teen Charged With Child Abuse

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PRESIDIO COUNTY - Jury selection starts Monday for a teen charged with child abuse.

17-year-old Christian Lara is behind bars for beating up a baby.

He admitted to police that he punched an 11 week old baby in the back of the head.

Officers were called out to a home when the infant began having breathing problems.

They noticed the child's eye was swollen almost shut and had bruises all over its head.

The infant was hospitalized and found to have traumatic injuries to the head.

Jury selection will be at 9 a.m. at the Presidio County Courthouse.

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