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 Rosfeld is outlined in court documents. The 30-year-old turned
himself in Wednesday morning, his attorney said. He was arraigned and
faces a July 6 hearing. The district attorney's office did not
immediately return a call for comment.
Rosfeld is charged in the June 19 death of
17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. He had been sworn in just hours before the
shooting but had been working at the police department for two to three