2nd man pleads guilty in 2019 fatal shooting outside Allentown bar – WFMZ Allentown


ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A second man has pleaded guilty in a robbery and fatal shooting outside of an Allentown nightclub.

Walter Martinez, 27, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony counts of third-degree murder and robbery, according to the Lehigh County district attorney’s office.

He and Jahmel Crews, who pleaded guilty last month, shot and killed 22-year-old Yaret Rivera during a robbery outside the Chicago Sports Bar & Grill on Airport Road early the morning of October 23, 2019.

Authorities found Rivera in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his chest, and he died at the hospital.

Martinez and Crews, 27, are both set to be sentenced in August.