Lancaster man ordered to trial in 2015 homicide

Victor Tirado (submitted)

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A 51-year-old city man is headed to trial for a fatal shooting more than a year ago.

Victor M. Tirado was ordered held for court after a preliminary hearing on Thursday. He is charged with criminal homicide in the September 2015 killing of 21-year-old Rahdir Maxton.

Maxton died at a hospital three days after he was shot in a parking lot in the 200 block of East Fulton Street.

District Attorney Craig Stedman’s office said testimony at the hearing revealed that Tirado told a man he fired the shot moments after it happened.

A formal arraignment is scheduled for May 12.

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