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Newark teen dies in crash trying to flee cops in Warren; driver charged with death by auto
Unarmed black teen shot, killed by Pittsburgh police as he was running
Rose was riding in an unlicensed taxi that had been involved in a drive-by shooting minutes earlier when Rosfeld pulled the car over and shot the year-old in the back, arm and side of the face as he ran away. 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. I was doing what I was trained to do. But the former officer told the jury he thought Rose or another suspect had a gun pointed at him, insisting he fired his weapon to protect himself and the community. Neither teen was holding one when Rosfeld opened fire, though two guns were later found in the car.
Detroit teen killed in police chase when ATV hits pickup
New reports find an East Pittsburgh police officer who killed an unarmed year-old Antwon Rose, while he tried to run away during a traffic stop was only sworn in less than two hours before the incident. Protesters chant "Hands up! Don't shoot! The highway was shut down by the people protesting the East Pittsburgh police after the June 19 shooting death of Antwon Rose, a year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop AP.
An unarmed Pennsylvania teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop was shot in the upper body, the medical examiner said. Rose was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh police officer Tuesday after the teen and two others were pulled over in a car believed to have been connected to an earlier shooting that night. The deadly shooting was caught on cell phone video, which is being reviewed by authorities.