Antwon Rose Jr.

Michael Rosfeld
Matt Rourke/AP
March 22, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The defense rested its case Friday in the homicide trial of a white police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager near Pittsburgh, signaling the jury will soon get the case. Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld is charged with gunning...
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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld.
Matt Rourke/AP
March 12, 2019 - 3:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers and prosecutors began picking jurors Tuesday to hear the case of a white western Pennsylvania police officer accused of shooting to death a black teenager as he ran from a vehicle last year. The first two jurors in the criminal homicide case of former East Pittsburgh...
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Antwon Rose in a campaign announcement. East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld who shot Rose, an unarmed black teenager, has been charged with criminal homicide.
John Fetterman for Lieutenant Governor via AP
June 27, 2018 - 9:18 am
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A white police officer was charged Wednesday with criminal homicide for shooting to death an unarmed black teenager who fled a traffic stop after being pulled over on suspicion of involvement in a drive-by shooting. The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer Michael...
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Protests in Pittsburgh, PA following fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, an unarmed black 17-year-old.
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY NETWORK
June 26, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- In his teenage mind, Antwon Rose II wrestled with thoughts of hope, fear and uncertainty about growing up black in America. After a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old as he ran from police last week, his family released a poem Antwon had...
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One of the vehicles in the funeral procession for Antwon Rose Jr. has a message displayed as it arrives at the Woodland Hills Intermediate school on Monday, June 25, 2018, in Swissvale, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
June 25, 2018 - 9:10 pm
By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) — Classmates and community members on Monday honored Antwon Rose Jr. as a dynamic and determined young man who deserves to be remembered as more than just the latest hashtag given to unarmed black men killed by police, while vowing to...
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