Five-month-old girl in coma, father charged with battery

FOX 55 arrived on scene Wednesday to an incident involving an infant at an apartment on Calhoun Street.

Posted: Mar 16, 2018 11:23 AM
Updated: Mar 16, 2018 2:14 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- A Fort Wayne man was arrested and charged with felony battery after his five-month-old daughter was put in a medically induced coma.

FOX 55 arrived on scene Wednesday to an incident involving an infant at an apartment on Calhoun Street.

Few details were available, but police have now confirmed the baby, Caroline Ann Moran, was put in a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive in an upstairs apartment.

A witness at the scene said he watched a firefighter carry the baby downstairs.

Her father, Dakota Moran, 21, was scheduled to appear in court Friday morning.

The Allen County Clerk's office told FOX 55 Moran was facing a level three felony battery charge, and there have been no updates as of Friday morning.

FOX 55 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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