Pittsburgh Cop Charged With Criminal Homicide For Shooting Death Of Antwon Rose Jr.
Michael Rosfeld, the East Pittsburgh police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr., has been charged with criminal homicide.
The East Pittsburgh police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. has been charged with criminal homicide.
Hours after he was sworn in on June 19, Officer Michael Rosfeld shot Antwon in the back three times as he ran away from officers during a traffic stop.
Antwon was unarmed when he was killed.
Rosfeld has been on administrative leave up until his arrest on Wednesday. The news of his arrest and criminal homicide charge comes two days after Antwon was laid to rest.
FYI: Criminal homicide is when a person intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another human being.