MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man has been indicted for murder and other charges in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Tuesday, an Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against Alvin Wyatt for the following charges in the death of 10 year-old Micah Tennant who was shot at the Pleasantville-Camden High School football game in Pleasantville on Nov. 15, 2019:
• 2 counts of Attempted Murder
• Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
• Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose
Wyatt was initially charged with the shooting which struck 1 adult and 2 juveniles.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Pleasantville Police Department, Absecon Police Department, Atlantic City Police Department, ATF, Atlantic County Sheriff’s Department and Stockton Police Department were all instrumental in the investigation.
Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Levy represents the state in the matter.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.