Man sentenced for attacking infant at Overland Park Walmart

Author: Nick Sloan and Michael Portman
Date Published: 01/25/2018
Oleh Zhownirovych
Oleh Zhownirovych

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) – A man will serve multiple prison sentences after attacking an infant in an Overland Park Walmart.

Oleh Zhownirovych, 55, will serve consecutive sentences. The first sentence will be 11 months in prison and then he’ll spend an additional six months the Johnson County Jail.

Police say Zhownirovych attempted to strangle the child in the checkout line with her mother.

Officers say other customers and security quickly became involved and pinned the suspect to the ground until police arrived.

The baby was treated on scene and recovered fully.

He pleaded no contest in December.