Officer Charged In Shooting Death Of Antwon Rose Arraigned

Another court date has been set in the case against Michael Rosfeld

Paul Rasmussen
August 22, 2018 - 9:50 am

Allegheny County Police

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was arraigned Wednesday morning for the shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose in June. 

Rosfeld did not appear for the arraignment, that is normal and it was a legal assistant to his attorney, Patrick Thomassey who handled the paperwork.

A September 11 court date is set for pre-trial motions before judge Anthony Mariani, who is assigned to the case.

Rosfeld is charged with criminal homicide for shooting Rose three times as he ran from a police stop that followed a shooting in North Braddock minutes before. Zaijuan Hester the other teen in the car with Rose is charged with attempted homicide.

Rose was not armed.

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