KENOSHA, Wis. (WITI) -- A Kenosha father and daughter accused in the fatal shooting of Khaled Alchaar in Pleasant Prairie in May 2019 changed their pleas on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
The fatal shooting of Alchaar, 19, happened in the parking lot of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen in Pleasant Prairie on May 20.
Investigators say Shawn Amelio, 45, went with his 19-year-old daughter to sell Alchaar marijuana. The deal soured, and police say Alchaar pulled a gun on Christina Amelio and took off with the drugs.
Prosecutors say Shawn Amelio grabbed a gun and shot and killed Alchaar. Investigators say the weapon was never found.
Online court records indicate Amelio Sr. changed his plea to guilty on charges of second-degree reckless homicide; first-degree recklessly endangering safety; and conspiracy to manufacture/deliver THC. An obstructing an officer charge was dismissed by the court.
Records indicate Christina Amelio pleaded guilty to manufacture/deliver THC conspiracy charge to guilty, and the obstructing an officer charge was dismissed.
The two are scheduled to be sentenced in their cases on April 13.