Arlington Martin Football Player's Killer Gets 30 Years

A man was sentenced to 30 years on Friday for killing an Arlington Martin football player.

Officials said that Devin Holland pleaded guilty on Friday to engaging in organized crime-murder and two counts of aggravated assault on Arlington Martin senior Carl Wilson in January 2015.

Holland was sentenced to 30 years in prison on the murder charge and 5 years in prison for the aggravated assault charge.

Police said that Wilson was found near a Kennedale car wash on Jan. 12, 2015.

According to a police affidavit, Holland shot Wilson when he went to fight another high school student who was associated with the Trill Fam gang.

According to the affidavit, witnesses told police that when Wilson went to the fight, Holland stepped out of the group of gang members and shot Wilson once in the chest and twice in the head.

Officials said that about 20 of Wilson's family members and friends were at the sentencing.

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