Wednesday, April 1, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (AP) - A judge has delayed the trial of a man charged with attempted murder in the September shooting of former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Richard Collier.

Circuit Judge Mallory D. Cooper scheduled a pretrial hearing for April 21 after the defendant signed a waiver of his right to a speedy trial.

Thirty-three-year-old Tyrone Hartsfield’s trial had been scheduled to start April 13. A new start date hasn’t yet been set.

Hartsfield is charged with shooting Collier 14 times. The former player is paralyzed from the waist down and his left leg was amputated.

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