Final defendant sentenced in toddler's death
The final defendant facing charges related to the death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr learned his sentence Monday.
Tyre Bradbury was sentenced to 90 years in prison for murder and gang enhancement, 45 years for the murder charge and 45 years for the gang enhancement.
A jury convicted Bradbury in March.
Bradbury was 15-years-old when he was charged in April 2014.
The defense asked he be sentenced as a juvenile, but he was sentenced as an adult.
"We’re disappointed. Tyre’s disappointed, his family is disappointed that the court declined to use the alternative sentencing statute but he will appeal," said Bradbury's attorney Brendan Lahey.
Robert Griffin, Bradbury and several others were all at Coquillard Park when Griffin fired shots at Larry Bobbitt.
Instead of striking Bobbitt, the bullet traveled several blocks and struck Swoveland.
Griffin was also convicted of murder and was sentenced to 60 years in prison.