A Kissimmee man is facing charges in connection with the abuse of an infant who is now on life support, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Luis Angel Guzman, 20, was charged Wednesday with aggravated child abuse. The 10-month-old boy had been gasping for air and then went unresponsive just before authorities arrived at an apartment in the Cobblestone apartment complex about 12:26 a.m. Dec. 1, deputies said. The boy was transported to Osceola Regional Medical Center and then to Arnold Palmer Hospital, where he has been placed on life support. Doctors said the boy’s injuries included possible brain damage and fractured ribs, according to the sheriff’s office.
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