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NC man jailed after hitting 5-year-old with liquor bottle

Police in North Carolina have jailed a man after he threw a liquor bottle and hit a 5-year-old child in the head.
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Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 10:08 PM EDT
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REIDSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina have jailed a man after he threw a liquor bottle and hit a 5-year-old child in the head.

News outlets report the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said 25-year-old Aaron Tyrone Sheppard was intoxicated at the time of the incident on Saturday night in Reidsville.

The sheriff’s office said the unidentified child was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

Sheppard is charged with felonious assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He is jailed on a $3 million secure bond, and it’s not known if he has an attorney to represent him.

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