Iowa man accused of fatally shooting his daughter

Scott Hazelbaker (Polk County Jail photo)

Scott Hazelbaker (Polk County Jail photo)

A 51-year-old Ankeny man faces felony charges after he reportedly accidentally shot and killed his 18-year-old daughter.

The shooting was reported at about 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013 at an apartment in the 900 block of S.E. Delaware Avenue.

KCRG reports Scott Hazelbaker did not know a gun was loaded when he pointed it at his daughter, Emily Hazelbaker.   Police said they believed the shooting was accidental.

Court records show Scott Hazelbaker was charged with involuntary manslaughter and assault without intent.  He was released from the Polk County, Iowa Jail after he posted bond Saturday, June 15.

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