A Pleasantville man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison after admitting to shooting a Mays Landing teenager last year.

Marlin Williams, 22, must serve eight years and six months before he is eligible for parole.

Williams and David Murphy, 25, of Atlantic City, were both charged with attempted murder, conspiracy and three counts of aggravated assault in the Jan. 6, 2012, shooting of 19-year-old Jerrell Holland. The victim was shot five times in Egg Harbor Township.

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On Feb. 19 both entered plea agreements.

Murphy pleaded guilty to second-degree conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and admitted to driving Williams to the incident. He was sentenced to five years in prison in March.

Williams pleaded guilty to second-degree aggravated assault and admitted to being the shooter.

Williams was additionally sentenced to 10 years – to be served concurrently — for burglary and weapons charges. Williams pled guilty to robbing a Pleasantville home in June and shooting a gun outside his home in September. Both incidents occurred while he was out on bail.

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