James and Kirsten (Johnson) Shields, Gerald, announce the birth of a son, Luke Connor Shields. Born May 20, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Luke joins Lauren Shields, 7, and Eli Shields, 5.

Maternal grandparents are Teresa Johnson and Joseph Johnson, Union. Great-grandparents are Vinita Johnson and Kathryn Wright.