Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld was charged with homicide for shooting Antwon Rose II during a traffic stop last June. Rose was riding in an unlicensed taxi that had been involved in a drive-by shooting when Rosfeld pulled the car over and shot the 17-year-old in the back, arm and side of the face as he ran away.
The article goes on to state the following:
The panel of seven men and five women — including three black jurors — saw video of the fatal confrontation, which showed Rose falling to the ground after being hit. The acquittal came after fewer than four hours of deliberations on the fourth day of the trial.
Former East Pittsburgh officer Michael Rosfeld thought a handgun was pointed at him when he fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose II last June, he testified at his homicide trial https://t.co/7w5XlaZlXY
— CNN (@CNN) March 23, 2019
The protesters, about 100 or so now, pause and form a circle on the sidewalk at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Grant Street outside the courthouse and hold a moment of silence for #AntwonRose pic.twitter.com/tqFiMJqBDw
— Natasha Lindstrom (@NewsNatasha) March 23, 2019
Michelle Kenney, center, the mom of Antwon Rose II, arrives to hear the jury’s verdict in the homicide case of former East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld, Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Downtown. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette) pic.twitter.com/rW5Pxi9su0
— Post-Gazette Visuals (@PGVisuals) March 23, 2019
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