Defendant Samuel Hernendez, 29, entered his plea in Criminal Court where Judge Lee Coffee sentenced him to six years in prison.
The victim, Santos Castillo, a native of El Salvador, was shot several times outside a party around 5 a.m. on March 16, 2014, in the 4200 block of Reed Avenue near Wells Station Road in northeast Memphis.
The case was handled by Asst. Dist. Attys. Austin Scofield and Chris Lareau.