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.