FLAT ROCK, Ind. (WISH) — Police said Monday they are investigating a fatal shooting Sunday afternoon involving a father and son.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department was called to a domestic disturbance about 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of County Road West 1000 South. That’s about 6 miles south of Shelbyville.
Police said Ricky Drake, 72, called 911 to report his son Dominick Drake, 24, was “out of control” and had threatened his father with a knife and a large whiskey bottle.
A news release from the department said, “Ricky Drake felt threatened by Dominick and fired a single shot, from a .45 caliber handgun, striking Dominick in the chest.”
Dominick died at the scene, authorities said.
Police said no additional information would be released Monday afternoon.
(Photo by WISH-TV.)
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