An Atlantic City man will likely never walk the streets again after being sentenced to several decades behind bars for killing a 10-year-old boy at a high school football game in 2019.

On Monday, 35-year-old Alvin Wyatt was sentenced to 70 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty of murder, two counts of
attempted murder, and related weapons charges.

He will be required to serve at least 85% of his term, or nearly 60 years, before becoming eligible for parole which would make him 95-years-old.

Wyatt was charged after firing eight times into the bleachers at a crowded Pleasantville High School football game on November 15, 2019.

One of the bullets struck a 10-year-old spectator in the neck while he watched the game with his mother and sister. After numerous surgeries, the child died from his injuries several days after the shooting.

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Wyatt’s gun fire also struck 31-year-old Ibn Abdullah three times and left him permanently confined to a wheelchair.

A third victim, who was 15 at the time, was struck once in the arm by a bullet.

Officers of the Pleasantville Police Department apprehended Wyatt as he attempted to flee the scene.

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