- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A Rochester teenager has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and robbery for last summer’s fatal shooting of a Nepalese refugee who was the married father of seven children.

Prosecutors say 15-year-old Khalil Nelson was the one who shot 38-year-old Jit Mongar at a Rochester convenience store last July during a robbery attempt involving three teens. Nelson was 14 at the time.

Defense attorney Mike Scibetta contends that one of the other two teens involved in the robbery shot Mongar. He said in court Wednesday that Nelson was devastated by his actions and is remorseful.

Nelson is scheduled to be sentenced to 7 years to life in prison on Sept. 14.

Sixteen-year-old Kamron Campbell and 18-year-old Le’Sean Foucha also face charges.

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