September 21, 2017 12:40 am Last modified: 4:47 am

Woman Charged with Stabbing Infant

Hadiyah Shabazz

Hadiyah Shabazz (VIPD photo)

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested 20-year-old and charged her with stabbing a three-month old child.

According to police, at 6:07 p.m. Thursday a man driving to the Juan F. Luis Hospital called the 911 center and reported that his child had been stabbed.

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At the hospital the officers interviewed the parents of the victim. They told police the victim’s aunt, Shabazz, had stabbed the three-month old in the chest and neck area.

Shabazz was charged with aggravated child abuse and transported to the Golden Grove Detention Center. No bail was set, per the territory’s domestic violence statute.

The infant was being treated at the Juan F. Luis Hospital and as of Tuesday evening remained in stable condition.

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  1. Anonymous Reply

    That’s it? No other explanation as the the circumstances or what led up to this vicious crime? What kind of human being would stab a 3 year old child? Isn’t the Source Staff curious about the specifics?

  2. disgusted daily reader Reply

    I concur. Why would they even put half of a story in the paper? your reporters couldnt get any other information? she’s an adult, why no name? I she mentally disturbed? depressed? Where exactly did it occur? Why was the child with the aunt? are the parents together, what is their take? Come on! Try and do some real reporting before you put stuff in the papers! Really now!

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