Vernon PD: Father shook baby causing emergency surgery

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A Vernon father is facing some serious charges. Police accusing him of abusing his newborn daughter.

Doctors now saying 28-year-old Michael Gonzalez’s daughter was shaken to the point of needing emergency surgery.

This allegedly happened back in 2016.

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Police say Gonzalez changed his story several times.

In a warrant, police say he originally told them he slipped on ice and dropped her.

Gonzalez is facing numerous charges ranging from assault to risk of injury to a minor. 

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