POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A man accused of shooting a good Samaritan pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Joseph Wisdom, 34, of Poplar Bluff appeared before a Greene County, MO judge on Monday and entered his plea. He also pleaded guilty to three counts of unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of assault in the first degree.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department new release, on March 8, 2016, Wisdom fatally shot 50-year-old Stahl Sturgeon of Doniphan. Sturgeon, who taught at Three Rivers College, had stopped to give Wisdom a ride.
After shooting Sturgeon, investigators say Wisdom drove to Walmart and ran inside where police arrested him. He later confessed to the shooting.
Wisdom will be sentenced at a later date.
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