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Bartow infant in hospital with skull fractures, man arrested for child abuse

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BARTOW, FL (WFLA) -

A Bartow man is in jail charged with aggravated child abuse after  hitting his girlfriend's baby in the head, according to Bartow Police.

According to the report, William McGall, 23, dropped the 6-month-old infant on his head. After the baby started crying, McGall got angry and hit him in the back of his head with a "palm heel" style strike, officers told us.

Doctors admitted the baby to All Children's Hospital via Bartow Regional Medical Center with several skull fractures.

McGall admitted to causing the injuries to the child during the interview with detectives.

He is charged with aggravated child abuse with serious bodily injury.

The baby is at All Children's Hospital, and listed in serious condition.

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