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A Bethalto man is accused of shaking a young child, causing brain damage. Bethalto police arrested 21-year-old Gordon Madrey on Monday, one week after their investigation began.

Officers responded to Madrey's home July 13th after a 911 caller said the three-month-old was not breathing.

Madrey is charged in Madison County Court with two Class X felony counts of aggravated battery. His bond is set at a quarter of a million dollars.

Bethalto police say the victim remains hospitalized.

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