A Philadelphia man charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at his ex-girlfriend on Nov. 11 had his case bound over to the grand jury during the Feb. 11 Monroe County General Sessions Court.
Anthony Mitchell, 41, Reagan Road, Philadelphia, is charged with attempted murder and stalking. A second count of stalking was dismissed.
Sweetwater Police Det. John Scruggs said a woman told him in November she had broken up with Mitchell about five months previously and she had not attempted to contact him. She said she had also taken out an order of protection against him and taken out a criminal summons of harassment on him, but neither had been served yet.
The woman told Scruggs that Mitchell had followed her from Vonore Road to Sweetwater Hospital on Nov. 11 where he allegedly pulled up beside her and fired at her with a pistol.
Scruggs said he found the bullet in the lower window seal about a foot behind where the woman had been sitting.
She also reportedly told Scruggs that Mitchell had been texting her friends and following her around for the past five months and that he sent her a message over Facebook saying he was going to kill her in the door of her apartment in front of her kids.
Mitchell is scheduled to have his case presented to the grand jury on May 23.