KENOSHA — A Kenosha father and daughter accused in the fatal shooting of Khaled Alchaar in Pleasant Prairie in May 2019 were sentenced on Tuesday, June 23. They changed their plea on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Online court records indicate Shawn Amelio Sr. and Christina Amelio pleaded guilty to charges against them.
Shawn Amelio Sr. originally faced the following charges:
Amelio Sr. was sentenced to serve a total of 21 years in prison, and 11 years' extended supervision.
Shawn Amelio Sr., Christina Amelio
Christina Amelio pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to manufacture/deliver THC. She was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison and two years' extended supervision.
The father and daughter were ordered to pay more than $5,000 in restitution.
The fatal shooting of Alchaar happened in the parking lot of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen in Pleasant Prairie on May 20, 2019. Investigators say Shawn Amelio went with his daughter to sell Alchaar marijuana. The deal soured — and police say Alchaar pulled a gun on Christina Amelio and took off with the drugs.
Prosecutors say Shawn Amelio grabbed a gun and shot and killed Alchaar. Investigators say the murder weapon was never found.