3 men sentenced for role in Gov. Cuomo aide Carey Gabay's 2015 death at J'Ouvert Festival

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The three men convicted in connection with the 2015 death of former Gov. Cuomo aide Carey Gabay were sentenced to prison on Wednesday.

Gabay was shot and killed by a stray bullet when rival gangs opened fire at the J'Ouvert Festival celebration in Brooklyn.

Kenny Bazile, 33, and Michah Alleyne, 26, were found guilty of manslaughter and Stanley Elianor, 27, was found guilty of reckless endangerment.

Bazille was sentenced to 20 to 25 years and Alleyne was sentenced to 20 to 30 years in prison. Elianor was sentenced to three and a half to seven years.

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"In Brooklyn, we will continue to fight against senseless gang violence that in this instance led to the tragic death of Carey Gabay, an innocent, bright young man with a loving family and a promising future. I hope that Mr. Gabay's family is able to take some solace in the measure of justice delivered with today's sentences," Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said.

Keith Luncheon was acquitted of second-degree murder, manslaughter, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

A fifth defendant, Tyshawn Crawford, agreed to a plea deal and testified against the other four in exchange for a promised sentence of 14 years in prison.

Before the men were sentenced, they heard emotional victim impact statements from the victim's family.

"My grandson will never experience the love and wonderful man Carey was, Carey will not be able to experience fatherhood nor will he be able to experience the love as a parent to a son as I loved my son," Gabay's mother Audrey Hylton said.

Gabay's widow said his death has had a profound impact on their family.

"They took away what was supposed to be my life, our life, our future," Trenelle Gabay said.

Gabay's death prompted stricter security measures at the event and the West Indian American Day Parade.

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