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Man accused of killing teen heads to trial

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 14 2011 06:16:06 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 14 2011 06:37:07 AM CST

Man goes on trial for allegedly shooting teen

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A man accused of killing a teenager while he was trying to park his car in Allentown is heading to trial.

A preliminary hearing was held yesterday for Manuel Figueroa.

Officials said Figueroa shot and killed 19-year-old Daniel Velez while Velez was trying to park in the area of 7th and Gordon streets in September.

Officials said a witness saw Figueroa, but the defense said evidence will show he wasn't the one who pulled the trigger.