HARTFORD, Conn. – A Connecticut judge has sentenced three men to prison for a shootout at a Hartford parade that killed a 21-year-old man and wounded six others, including two children.
Nineteen-year-old Michael Ledbetter, of Hartford, was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years in prison. Nineteen-year-old Chad Adger, of Hartford, got 3 1/2 years and 18-year-old Sylvester Burrell, of Bloomfield, got four years.
Ledbetter pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Adger and Burrell pleaded guilty to accessory to first-degree assault.
Authorities say the three men opened fire at the 2008 West Indian Day Parade after Ledbetter got into an argument with Ezekiel Roberts.
Roberts, of Hartford, was killed. The wounded victims included a 15-month-old girl and a 7-year-old boy.