Byers Sentenced for Assault Charge

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 5, 2010 at 11:11 AM EDT

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Byers Sentenced for Assault Charge

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 5, 2010 at 11:11 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- Curtis Byers was sentenced Monday morning to 3 years in jail and 1 and a half years of post release supervision.

Byers pleaded guilty to assault charges back in February after severely injuring a fellow student at Williamsville South High School last March.

Byers previously admitted to setting a Buffalo house fire in 2007 where firefighter Mark Reed lost his leg.