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Offbeat Officer who fatally shot running teen was just sworn in

15:45  21 june  2018
15:45  21 june  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

Pittsburgh area teen killed after running from car suspected in a shooting, police say

  Pittsburgh area teen killed after running from car suspected in a shooting, police say Hours after being sworn in on Tuesday, a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot a 17-year-old who ran when police stopped a vehicle suspected in a shooting, according to authorities and a local mayor. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office and a family attorney identified the victim as Antwon Rose II, of Rankin. Rose, who is African-American, died at a hospital. He had been a passenger in the car suspected of being involved in a shooting earlier Tuesday in a nearby community, Allegheny County Police said Wednesday.

He was sworn in just before the fatal shooting but had served as an officer in the region since 2011, according to CBS affiliate KDKA. But Rose was unarmed as he and another suspect ran away and the officer opened fire. Rose's uncle said he sees rage growing in his community amid reports it was

The officer involved in this shooting has not been identified, but CBS News has learned that he was new to the East Pittsburgh police force. He was sworn in just before the fatal shooting but had served as an officer in the region since 2011, according to CBS affiliate KDKA.

a man standing in front of a crowd: East Pittsburgh residents stage protests after police fatally shoot an unarmed teen © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. East Pittsburgh residents stage protests after police fatally shoot an unarmed teen Large crowds of protesters filled the streets of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, to demand change after an officer shot and killed an unarmed black teen. Cellphone video appears to show 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. running from police Tuesday night. Rose was shot three times and died later at a local hospital. 

The officer involved in this shooting has not been identified, but CBS News has learned that he was new to the East Pittsburgh police force. He was sworn in just before the fatal shooting but had served as an officer in the region since 2011, according to CBS affiliate KDKA.

Hundreds protest following fatal police shooting of teen

  Hundreds protest following fatal police shooting of teen Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video. Protesters in East Pittsburgh staged impromptu and peaceful marches and other events Wednesday night, several hours after Antwon Rose was shot three times by an officer who had been sworn in just hours earlier and was working his first shift with the department.

Cop who shot dead unarmed teen was sworn in 90 minutes before. An East Pittsburgh police officer who killed an unarmed 17-year-old while he tried to run away during a traffic stop was only sworn into duty around 90 minutes before the shooting , according to reports.

A police officer fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose just seconds after he fled from a The officer involved in the shooting has not been named by authorities, but had been hired in mid-May and sworn in just hours before the shooting , East Pittsburgh Mayor Louis Payne said, the newspaper reported.

"I understand in today's atmosphere, any time a young man is killed, there's cause for outrage in some areas," said Allegheny County police Superintendent Coleman McDonough

McDonough said the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave as they conduct an independent investigation.

"I would urge people to give us time to conduct an objective investigation. To gather facts," McDonough said. 

McDonough says the vehicle Rose was in matched a car involved in a nearby drive-by shooting. One person in the car was detained and later released; police said they found two firearms in the vehicle.

Community members in East Pittsburgh protest after police fatally shoot an unarmed teen: nfa-koeppen-pa-shooting-need-trx-frame-1305.jpg © Credit: CBSNews nfa-koeppen-pa-shooting-need-trx-frame-1305.jpg But Rose was unarmed as he and another suspect ran away and the officer opened fire. Rose's uncle said he sees rage growing in his community amid reports it was the officer's first day on the job.

"The police officers, I know they got a very hard job and everything. But you know what? You know, you gotta be fit for the job," Rose's uncle said.

Superintendent McDonough said the officers did not have body cameras or in-car cameras to record the incident. Another protest is planned for Thursday at the county courthouse. The third suspect who also fled police is still at large Thursday morning.

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