Tenn. father arrested for child abuse after infant son loses brain function 06/29/2022 11:58 am PDT Comments Metropolitan Police Department NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TCD) -- A 20-year-old man was arrested after allegedly abusing his 5-week-old infant son. According to a news release from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, on Sunday, June 26, the unresponsive child was brought to the hospital by his parents. He was reportedly stabilized and transferred to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Police said, "Doctors determined that the infant has life-threatening severe head trauma with little to no brain function, bruising, and a healing fractured rib." Upon being interviewed, the infant’s father, Joshua Lane, told authorities that he "zoned out and may have shaken the child," according to police. Lane also allegedly pinched his son’s knee, causing bruising. On June 27, police announced Lane had been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse. His bond was set at $150,000. MORE: Father Arrested on Aggravated Child Abuse Charges Involving His Infant Son - Metropolitan Nashville Police Department #Instagram #Nashville #Tennessee Related Stories Former Texas deputy accused of Tasing her three children N.M. father arrested after infant found with severe injuries including 14 broken ribs, brain bleed Texas man sentenced to 40 years for severe child abuse causing brain injury, lifelong complications Babysitter charged after 1-year-old dies from alleged abuse Las Vegas mom, boyfriend accused of abusing 2-year-old who went into cardiac arrest Dad allegedly killed 8-week-old daughter by suffocating her with pillow Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.