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

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

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Twelve jurors and four alternates were selected in Harrisburg for the 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 was dismissed and was replaced by an alternate. Previously, another juror was replaced by an alternate for medical reasons.

Those jurors were bused from Dauphin County back to Pittsburgh for the trial, which began Tuesday.

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The men and women are 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 was dismissed was a white woman. The alternate who replaced her is a white man.

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

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

Juror #1

  • White man, 45 years old, works in distribution

Juror #2

  • White man, 50 years old, service writer at an auto body shop

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