Man accused of shooting victim near Shoshone pleads guilty

SHOSHONE, Idaho -- A Jerome man accused of shooting a victim and leaving him for dead in the Idaho desert has pleaded guilty.

The Times-News reports that 25-year-old David Ceballos pleaded guilty to attempted murder in Lincoln County District Court on Wednesday in connection to the shooting of 29-year-old Francisco Javier Bravo-Martinez.

Bravo-Martinez was left for dead in the desert southwest of Shoshone after the Jan. 23 shooting. He survived and is recovering from his injuries.

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Ceballos is scheduled for sentencing on Jan. 3. As part of a plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend a fixed minimum sentence of 25 years or less.

A second defendant in the case, Antonio Gallegos, is still set for trial Feb. 1.

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