Man charged in 2018 shooting death in Masury pleas guilty to less charge

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The man originally charged with murder in connection to the 2018 shooting death of Jason Drummond, Jr. in Masury pleaded guilty to a lesser charge

MASURY, Ohio (WKBN) – The man originally charged with murder in connection to the 2018 shooting death of Jason Drummond, Jr. in Masury pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Joseph Rosario entered the guilty plea to charges of involuntary manslaughter, carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle.

Judge Peter Kontos sentenced Rosario to 17 years.

Rosario was accused of shooting Drummond as he was driving along Warren-Sharon Road on July 27.

Rosario was arrested in August of 2020 in Queens, New York on an unrelated charge.

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