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Suspect ordered to trial in killing of teen near playground

By Amy Unger, Executive Producer, AUnger@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 24 2012 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Jan 29 2013 05:09:48 AM CST

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.