• 12 jurors, 4 alternates chosen for trial of former officer charged in Antwon Rose's death

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    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Twelve jurors and four alternates were selected in Harrisburg for the upcoming trial of Michael Rosfeld, the former East Pittsburgh police officer charged with shooting and killing Antwon Rose.

    On Friday, it was announced that one juror is being replaced by an alternate for medical reasons.

    Those jurors will be bused from Dauphin County back to Pittsburgh for the trial, which begins Tuesday.

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    The six men and six women will be tasked with determining if the former officer was acting within the law when he shot and killed the 17-year-old last June.

    Rosfeld pulled over the vehicle Rose was in after it was suspected to have been part of a drive-by shooting earlier that night.


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    Rosfeld shot Rose, who was unarmed, in the back while he was running from the vehicle.

    Of the 12 jurors selected, nine are white and three are black.

    The juror who has been replaced by an alternate for medical reasons was a white man. The alternate replacing him is also a white man.

    There's also a wide variety of ages and life experiences among the jurors.

    A motions hearing is expected to be held Friday to determine if evidence involving the drive-by shooting will be admitted in the case.

    Juror #1

    •  White man, 45 years old, works in distribution

    Juror #2

    • White woman, 39 years old, librarian

    Juror #3

    • White woman, 35 years old, customer service manager

    Juror #4

    • White woman, 27 years old, business analyst

    Juror #5

    • Black woman, estimated age 40s, social worker

    Juror #6

    • White man, 52 years old, insurance adjuster

    Juror #7

    • White woman, estimated age late 50s, child care subsidy specialist

    Juror #8

    • Black man, 71 years old, retired school teacher

    Juror #9

    • Black woman, 55 years old, virtual customer service specialist

    Juror #10

    • White man, estimated age 50s, heavy equipment operator

    Juror #11

    • White man, 26 years old, state budget analyst

    Juror #12

    • White man, 41 years old, nightclub bar back


     

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