Man held in child neglect case

Kyle Shepard
Age: 23
Nashville, TN

A Nashville man remains in custody after being charged with Child Neglect and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Saturday.

At 3:15 Saturday afternoon, officers were summoned to the condominiums at 1101 Downs Boulevard for reports of a man on the ground outside. Officers found 23-year-old Kyle Shepard lying on the ground and unable to move. A 9-month old family member in Shepard’s care was unattended and crying, inside, surrounded by beer cans and cocaine residue.

Shepard is being held on the $6,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court 09/26/2017 at 9:00 am. The child was surrendered to its mother, and the Department of Children Services is investigating.