Man accused of trying to kill witness pleads guilty
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of trying to kill someone he thought would provide drug trafficking information to police has pleaded guilty.
The Sioux City Journal reports that 23-year-old Isaac McDonald pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Sioux City to several crimes, including tampering with a witness by attempting to kill a person.
Prosecutors say McDonald conspired with three other people to kill John Mercure. Court documents say McDonald used a handgun to shoot Mercure as Mercure was driving down a Sioux City street last Aug. 1. Mercure soon crashed into a tree but survived.
Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com