Friday, April 28, 2017 1:00 am
Dad killed in accidental shooting ID'd
The death of a man who police said was accidentally shot Tuesday by his son on Robinwood Drive has been ruled a homicide.
The Allen County coroner today identified the victim as Frank Lax, 65.
Police said Lax's son accidentally shot him in the 4000 block of Robinwood Drive.
Officers were called to a home between Rudisill Boulevard and Baxter Street at 11:50 a.m. The men were handling a gun when it went off.
The father was taken to a hospital in critical condition but later died, police said.
Lax's death is the 10th homicide in Allen County this year.