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Preliminary Hearing For Former Philly Cop Charged In Deadly Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Thomas Siderio Pushed Back To October

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The former Philadelphia police officer charged in the deadly shooting of 12-year-old Thomas Siderio was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, but according to court records the preliminary hearing was continued. Edsaul Mendoza is facing multiple charges including first-degree murder for the incident that happened in March.

Mendoza is accused of shooting and killing Siderio when the 12-year-old allegedly shot at Mendoza and three other undercover officers in South Philadelphia.

According to court records, the preliminary hearing is now set for October 4 at 9 a.m.

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