Father, daughter plead guilty in fatal shooting outside Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (AP) -- A man accused of a fatal shooting during a drug transaction in Kenosha County has pleaded guilty to felony charges.

Shawn Amelio Sr. pleaded guilty Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the shooting death of 19-year-old Khaled Alchaar outside a Pleasant Prairie restaurant last May.

Prosecutors say Amelio drove to the restaurant with his 19-year-old daughter who had arranged to meet Alchaar in the parking lot to sell him marijuana.

The Amelios say Alchaar pulled a gun and attempted to rob them. Police say Amelio then shot Alchaar.

The 45-year-old Kenosha man has pleaded guilty to second-degree reckless homicide, first-degree recklessly endangering safety and conspiracy to deliver marijuana. 

Daughter Christina pleaded guilty to a drug charge and obstruction. 

Sentencing for Shawn and Christina Amelio is set for April 13.

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