Rosales accepts plea deal, murder charge dismissed
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The man accused of killing Benito Bueno in the Bar Louie parking lot in June 2017 was in court Tuesday for a status hearing on a plea deal.
As part of a plea deal, Rosales pleaded guilty to battery with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness.
During the hearing, Rosales did not admit to shooting Bueno.
He told the judge on June 11, 2017, he left Bar Louie and there was a large crowd in the parking lot.
A fight broke out, but says he did not start the fight.
Rosales said Bueno pulled out a gun while fighting with one of Rosales' friends.
Rosales said he hit Bueno in the head with a bottle.
Sentencing is scheduled for November 13, 2018. During this hearing, the judge will officially accept the plea deal.