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North Side man held for trial in fatal shooting at Uptown bar |

North Side man held for trial in fatal shooting at Uptown bar

| Saturday, February 14, 2009 12:00 p.m

A North Side man was ordered Friday to stand trial for a fatal shooting outside an Uptown bar.

James Bradley, 40, is charged with criminal homicide for the slaying of Herkley Fields Jr., 62, who was shot in the chest in September while they were outside Kenney’s bar on Fifth Avenue. Fields died last month in UPMC Mercy hospital, Uptown.

Witnesses told police that Bradley and the victim’s son, Herkley Fields III, wrestled over a gun inside the bar. Fields testified during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Gene Ricciardi in Pittsburgh Municipal Court that he and Bradley had fought a few days before the shooting.

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