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Activists Demand Changes to Pennsylvania’s Use of Force Law After Antwon Rose’s Death

Nicole Rojas
May 3, 2019 - 5:00
Activists Demand Changes to Pennsylvania’s Use of Force Law After Antwon Rose’s Death

More than 400 activists descended on the Pennsylvania Capitol to urge changes to the state’s use of force law. Several Democratic lawmakers are proposing a change that would prevent police officers from shooting at fleeing suspects.  The demonstration came a month after a jury acquitted former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld in the shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II. On June 19, 2018, Rosfeld stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in a drive-by shooting. Rose, who was unarmed,...

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