Officers responded to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital just minutes before 7:45 p.m. on Friday after hearing reports of a 9-month-old child with life-threatening injuries, police said in a news release. Investigators determined the infant boy was suffering from severe injuries due to head trauma.
Investigators suspect the injuries are a result of child abuse.
The child is listed as in critical condition as of noon Saturday, police said.
Detectives with the Winston-Salem Police Department are investigating. Police said the investigation is in its early stages.
No other information about the identity of the family or the case itself is currently available.
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