By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl in North Philadelphia will appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. Robert Jamieson is accused of fatally shooting Ceani Smalls as she stepped off a SEPTA bus last month.

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Police say Jamieson was not permitted to carry a gun due to eight prior convictions.

He is charged with murder and attempted murder.