Lynchburg man pleads guilty to Star Quality Auto Shop stabbing
LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - A Lynchburg man accused of stabbing an employee at Star Quality Auto Shop pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning.
Shawn Hamlette entered a guilty plea on a malicious wounding charge.
In exchange for his plea, Hamlette's attempted robbery and attempted malicious wounding charges were dropped.
Police say Hamlette stabbed 23-year-old Christopher Heater in November.
The employee confronted him as he tried to break into cars on Memorial Avenue.
Hamlette also tried to rob and stab a second person before he was arrested.
Sentencing is scheduled for July 20 at 9 a.m.
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