Teen charged in Upper Darby shooting death

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - November 12, 2011

Delaware County authorities originally charged 19-year-old Antonio White of Upper Darby with attempted homicide in the Nov. 1 shooting of 18-year-old Melvin Stewart.

Stewart was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he died a week later.

Authorities alleged in court documents that the defendant believed that the victim had stolen from him.

White was arraigned on charges of first- and third-degree murder, criminal homicide, assault, reckless endangering and weapons counts.

A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for Jan. 9.

A listed number for White could not be found Saturday and it was unclear whether he had an attorney.

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Information from: Delaware County Daily Times, http://www.delcotimes.com

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