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Man pleads guilty in Adams County murder

Bernard Ware, 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second-degree murder, according to court documents.
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ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man has pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting that left another man dead in Adams County last year. 

Bernard Ware, 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second-degree murder, according to court documents.

Ware was initially charged with first-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection with the April 25 shooting in the 700-block of Elbert Street. The victim, a 19-year-old man, was found with gunshot wounds to his back. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. 

Ware will be sentenced April 11. 

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