Trial delayed for Pierre boy charged with murder in adult court

     PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A judge has delayed the trial of a Pierre boy accused of fatally shooting a classmate so his attorneys can appeal to move the case to juvenile court. 
     Seventeen-year-old Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault in the Dec. 18 shooting of 16-year-old Dalton Williams.
     The shooting took place in the McCahren home. He was 16 years old at the time. A third 16-year-old juvenile also was present. 
     McCahren had been scheduled to stand trial as an adult starting Oct. 21 in Pierre. Judge John Brown on Wednesday granted a defense request for a delay in the trial. 
     The defense wants to appeal Brown's September decision where he ruled that McCahren should stand trial as an adult. 
 AP-WF-10-02-13 2206GMT

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People : Braiden McCahrenDalton WilliamsJohn Brown
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