Darnell Lewis to stand trial in shopping center robbery, shooting of Barbara Hausknecht

Author: , Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published: Nov 16 2012 05:26:50 PM EST

A man accused of robbing and shooting a woman at a busy shopping center in Lehigh County is heading to trial.

A preliminary hearing was held Friday for Darnell Lewis, and all charges were held for court.

Barbara Hausknecht was walking in front of a shopping center on MacArthur Road on Oct. 19 when police said Lewis and another man tried to grab her purse. Hausknecht wouldn't let go, so police said Lewis shot her.

Lewis is charged with attempted homicide, robbery and aggravated assault.