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UPDATE: 6 Men Charged In South Jersey High School Football Game Shooting

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UPDATE: 6 Men Charged In South Jersey High School Football Game Shooting

There has been an update to the shooting that took place on Friday night at a New Jersey High school Football Game.


Authorities say that six men, including one of the victims, have been arrested in connection with the shooting that sent a 10-year-old boy to the hospital.

One victim, 27-year-old Ibn Abdullah was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, which is a first-degree crime since he has a prior conviction for robbery. Police also believe that Abdullah was the intended target.

Alvin Wyatt, 31, was is believed to have shot Abdullah, the 10-year-old and a 15-year-old was also arrested and charged with three counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Related: Two People Injured After Shooting At NJ Football Game

The other four men arrested include Michael Mack, 27, Tyrell Dorn, 28, Shahid Dixon, 27, all of Atlantic City and Vance Golden, 26, of Pleasantville. They were all charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and certain persons not to possess a weapon. As for Dixon, he is also being charged with eluding.

Witnesses say that they heard at least half a dozen shots being fired from the bleachers.

Shortly after the shooting, Pleasantville Police Officer Robinson who was assigned to the game says he saw a man who fit the description of the shooter given by witnesses. Wyatt did try to flee but was detained at the west end of the endzone, approximately 75 yards from where the shooting took place.

While in custody, police say that Wyatt gave a fake name before actually being identified and charged.

The other four men were all in a vehicle that led police on a short pursuit before the firearm was thrown out of the window and recovered by authorities.

Related: Saugus High School Shooting Suspect Dies At Hospital

The four people in the vehicle, identified as Mack, Dorn, Dixon, and Golden, were taken into custody.

As of now, investigators won’t say if the victims are related.

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