Burned 6-Month-Old May Lose Part Of His Leg


A 6-month-old child who was burned in a suspected abuse case - may end up losing part of his leg after all.

10TV first told you about 6-month-old Hunter Hammons two weeks ago.

He is pictured with his father, Zach, at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus and remains in fair condition tonight.

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A source close to the family says Hunter has gone through five surgeries so far, and surgery to amputate his left leg below the knee will happen later this week, unless a miracle happens.
The little boy was rescued from his Mt. Vernon home in mid-January.

His parents say a caregiver was watching him when the injuries occurred.

Mt. Vernon police continue to investigate, but so far, there are no charges in the case.