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Suspect ordered to trial in killing of teen near playground

Published On: Apr 24 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT
Updated On: Jan 29 2013 06:09:48 AM EST

A man is heading to trial on charges he shot another man to death in Allentown.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A man is heading to trial on charges he shot another man to death in Allentown.

A judge made that decision during a preliminary hearing for Lafayette Upshaw on Wednesday.

Upshaw shot Anthony Santiago in the chest at Sixth and Tilghman streets, just feet away from Stevens Park, last month, police said.

Santiago, 19, died. Another man was shot in the foot.