19 year old Dubuque man facing child abuse charges

Dubuque, Iowa (KCRG) -A 19 year old Dubuque man has been accused of injuring his infant child. The mother of the 2 month old told police that when she picked up the baby Saturday from visiting the father, identified as Luke Heim, she noticed the infant was having difficulty breathing so they took the baby to the hospital. According to police reports, the child had,“a fractured femur, bleeding in both eyes, a brain bleed and bruising to the neck and chest area. The baby was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals. Heim is charged with child endangerment and violating a no-contact order on both his children.