A plea deal has been accepted in a Craven County murder case.
Matthew Allen pleaded guilty today to the reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter for the July 2010 death of Xavier Alvarado.
Allen was sentenced to serve between 8 and 10 years in prison. He was given credit for the two years he's already served in county jail.
Police say the two men were involved in a shootout at Fox Chase Village Mobile Home Park and that Allen was also wounded.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.