Pleasantville vs Camden

Pleasantville Mayor Jesse L. Tweedle Sr., left and Pleasantville police Chief Sean Riggin, right held a press conference after a shooting at Pleasantville vs Camden football game Pleasantville High School Friday Nov 15, 2019. Edward Lea Staff Photographer / Press of Atlantic City

PLEASANTVILLE — A GoFundMe page has been made to help the 10-year-old boy who was shot at the Pleasantville High School football game Friday night.

Three people were injured — including the 10-year-old and a 15-year-old — after shots were fired during the Central Jersey Group II high school football playoff game between Pleasantville and Camden.

Six men, mostly from Atlantic City, were arrested in connection with the shooting.

The crowdfunding page identifies the 10-year-boy as Micah, also known as “Dew,” and hopes to raise $10,000.

As of Sunday evening, just more than $8,000 was raised.

A short description on the page says that Micah is in critical condition and that the funds will go toward medical bills.

At a news conference Saturday, officials said they don’t know what led to the shooting but both the alleged shooter and one of the victims — the alleged target — have been charged.

“Put simply, this was not a Pleasantville problem that happened in Pleasantville,” police Chief Sean Riggin said. “This was a problem that came to us. ... This isn’t something that started here, but it is something that we’re going to finish.”

— CJ Fairfield

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