• Ex-Ohio state trooper enters plea in son's accidental death

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A former Ohio state trooper whose 4-year-old son fatally shot himself with an unsecured handgun has been found guilty of a misdemeanor charge.

    Thirty-two-year-old Fu Sun entered an Alford plea Tuesday in a Toledo courtroom to a charge of negligent homicide in the death of his son, Evan, in May. An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt but acknowledges there's enough evidence for a conviction.

    A felony endangering children charge was dismissed.

    Sun graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol training academy in April. He resigned from the patrol in mid-June.

    Defense attorney Lorin Zaner called the case a sad situation that's been resolved with a fair resolution.

    Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 5.

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