Lamar Franklin, 21, was charged with the shaking death of his infant son last week. According to reports, Berkeley police responded to a call around 4:40 p.m. on Friday regarding 'a choking infant" over in the in the 1300 block of Ward Street. After the 5-month-old infant was whisked away to Children's Hospital in Oakland, he later died in Tuesday. Franklin was charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon. If convicted, this would make Berkeley's fourth homicide of the year.