KEARNEY, Neb. — Police are looking for a Kearney man who investigators say is responsible for severely injuring a one-year-old girl.

Kearney Police say they received a report of the girl having trouble breathing while she was on the way to a hospital Friday morning. According to a news release, the girl was flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Omaha. 

After talking with doctors, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Jacob Ellingson for felony child abuse. Police are actively looking for him and consider him a fugitive from justice. Anyone with knowledge of Ellingson’s whereabouts are asked to contact police.