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Piedmont man sentenced for shaking, assaulting baby

PIEDMONT, MO (KFVS) -

A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for causing serious injuries to his infant daughter.

Justin Rogers, 23, of Piedmont, Mo. pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree assault.

Authorities say Rogers shook his 3-month-old daughter and struck her head against a door frame.

Police say Rogers was angry because the baby was crying.

Authorities say the child, now 2 years old, likely has permanent injuries, including blindness. She remains in foster care.

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