An Atlantic City man now potentially faces life in prison after being convicted of murdering a 10-year-old boy at a Pleasantville High School football game in 2019.

After a five-day jury trial, 35-year-old Alvin Wyatt was convicted of murder, two counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not to possess firearms charges.

Wyatt faced the murder and attempted murder charges after firing eight times into the bleachers at a crowded Pleasantville High School football game on November 15, 2019.

One of the bullets struck 10-year-old Micah "Dew" Tennant in the neck while he watched the game with his mother and sister.

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Multiple bystanders rendered aid to the child at the scene, however, after numerous surgeries, he died from his injuries several days after the shooting.

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

A third victim, then 15 years old, was shot once in the arm.

Officers with the Pleasantville Police Department apprehended the defendant as he attempted to flee the scene.

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Sentencing is set for September 11th; he faces life in prison.

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