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ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man pleaded guilty Monday to a shooting that left another man dead in an Allentown park on July 4, 2020.

Kenith Yadiel Otero-Ruiz pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and carrying a firearm without a license, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office. He also entered a guilty plea for burglary and theft and fleeing or eluding police in two related cases, the DA's office said.

He is scheduled for sentencing at 10:30 a.m. on July 18.

Otero-Ruiz, 22, killed Jose Melendez, 26, at Trout Creek Park in Allentown. The county coroner ruled the cause of death to be multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death homicide.

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