Black Expo shooter pleads guilty

July 13, 2011

The man accused of opening fire on a crowd during the 2010 Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration pleaded guilty to several charges Wednesday. Shamus Patton pleaded guilty to six counts of battery, one count of criminal recklessness and one count of criminal gang activity as part of a plea agreement. In return, the prosecutor agreed to cap his sentence at 10 years. Sentencing is set for August 3. Patton remains in the Marion County jail.