Atlantic City Man Indicted for Murder of Boy Shot at P’ville Football Game
An Atlantic City man has been indicted on murder and other charges in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old boy at a football game in Pleasantville last November.
Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced Tuesday that an Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against 31-year-old Alvin Wyatt in connection to the death of 10-year-old Micah Tennant, who was shot at the Pleasantville-Camden High School football game in Pleasantville on November 15th.
Wyatt was indicted on murder, two counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
Prosecutors said Wyatt started shooting about 8:30 that evening in the home-team side of the stands at the Pleasantville High School football field during the school's game against Camden. Investigators said Wyatt was aiming at 27-year-old Ibn Abdullah but also struck Micah Tennant and a 15-year-old boy who was grazed by a bullet. Tennant died from his injuries several days later. Numerous people were arrested in connection to the shooting.
With prior reporting from Chelsea Corrine.