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Father Arrested After Infant Found Barely Breathing

An infant continues to fight for her life at UK Hospital, and now her father is behind bars, accused of causing her injuries.

The infant's parents were staying at Lexington's Salvation Army. On Monday, the 5 week old was in her father's care when he ran up to workers and said something was wrong with his child.

Workers told 27NEWSFIRST the child was barely breathing. They gave her infant CPR until EMS crews arrived. At last word the baby was in critical condition at UK Hospital.

On Friday, Martin was charged with 1st degree assault in the case.


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