fatal shooting of teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. | Officer charged with homicide in fatal shooting of teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A Pennsylvania police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager has been charged with criminal homicide. The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld is included in court records obtained by media organizations. It wasn’t known Wednesday if the 30-year-old Penn Hills resident has retained an attorney, and the district attorney’s … Continue reading EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. | Officer charged with homicide in fatal shooting of teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. | Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said. Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt said late Wednesday that he doesn’t see any apparent justification for … Continue reading EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. | Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen