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DEADLY SHOOTING: Father To Plead Guilty

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An Ankeny father will plead guilty to shooting and killing his daughter.

Scott Hazelbaker shot his daughter, 18-year old Emily Hazelbaker, in their Ankeny apartment in June.

Hazelbaker says he didn’t know the gun was loaded and had no intention of killing her.

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Emily Hazelbaker

Hazelbaker’s attorney told the Des Moines Register his client will plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter later this month.

He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison but his attorney says he’ll ask for probation.