Hector Jesus Rios pleads guilty in death of 18-yr-old Allentown man

John Briele was killed in Dec. 2011

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man accused in connection with a shooting that left a teenager in Allentown dead says he's guilty.

Officials say Hector Jesus Rios pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter for the death of 18-year-old John Briele.

Officials dropped a charge of homicide.

Police say Briele was shot and killed at a home in the 600 block of North Jordan Street in December of 2011.

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