Date: 09/29/2019 8:19 PM
Location: 4100 block of Leopard
Offense: Injury to a Child/Assault-FV
Case Number: 1909290095

Corpus Christi Police responded to a fast food restaurant located on the 4100 block of Leopard, for a report of an infant who had sustained injuries.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 1-month-old infant had fallen to the ground and was unconscious. Through speaking with both parties along with several witnesses, officers determined that the couple was involved in an argument while the victim was holding their 1-month-old infant. Witnesses advised that the victim was attempting to leave the scene with the infant when the offender began chasing the victim and was observed striking him several times. At one point while swinging at the victim, the offender hit their baby that was being carried by the victim, resulting in the infant falling on the concrete ground.

Corpus Christi Police Officers arrested the Offender, 19-year-old Kiara Carreathers, she was subsequently charged with Injury to a Child and Assault Family Violence.

The infant was escorted by the Father to Driscoll Children’s Hospital for follow-up care.