A man who was convicted in connection with a home invasion, but not a shooting that left a Clairton Police officer paralyzed, was sentenced Thursday morning.
The Allegheny County District Attorney says he will investigate whether mistakes were made in the investigation into the shooting of a Clairton police officer.
A rally was held Friday afternoon to show support for an injured Clairton Police officer after two men accused in a shooting, which left him paralyzed, were acquitted.
There was a celebration outside the Allegheny County Jail after a 19-year-old man from Rankin who was charged with attempted homicide was found not guilty. Marcus Andrejco got out of jail just after 10 p.m. Thursday. Friends and family members were waiting outside for him with a cake.
On the second full day of deliberations, the jury reached a verdict in the trial of two men accused of shooting a Clairton Police officer.
Wednesday was the first full day of deliberations in the trial. Jurors must decide if they should convict Marcus Andrejco and Emilio Rivera in the home invasion that led to the shooting of Officer James Kuzak.
The jury stopped deliberating for the day in the trial of two men accused of shooting Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak.
The defense began its case in the trial of two men accused of shooting Clairton police officer James Kuzak during a home invasion last year.
On one tape, a voice purported to be that of defendant Emilio Rivera discusses the shooting with a confidential informant working with the police and wearing a concealed wire recording device.
Jurors in the trial for two men accused of shooting and paralyzing a Clairton police officer heard a taped 10-minute confession from one of the defendants. In the recording, Marcus Andrejco tells county detectives he took part in the home invasion that led to the shooting of Officer James Kuzak.
The trial for two men charged in the shooting of Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak resumed Monday morning.
Defense attorneys for two men accused in the shooting of a Clairton Police officer in 2011 had their requests for a mistrial denied Wednesday. Emilio Rivera and Marcus Andrejco are charged with shooting Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak during a home invasion in April of 2011.
Testimony began in the trial for two men accused of shooting a police officer, which left him partially paralyzed. Emilio Rivera and Marcus Andrejco are charged with shooting Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak during a home invasion in April of 2011.
There are new developments today from the hearing for two men accused in connection with a shooting that left a Clairton police officer wounded.
Two men charged in a home invasion that injured a part-time Clairton police officer were in court. Their attorneys want a key piece of evidence thrown out.