PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A gag order has been requested in the case against East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld, who is charged with criminal homicide for the fatal shooting of Antwon Rose.READ MORE: Allegheny County Council Set To Vote On Requiring Businesses To Pay Employees Sick Paid Leave
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported that prosecutors have asked to muzzle lawyers for both parties, potential witnesses and other people assisting or associated with the parties.
The District Attorney’s office confirmed the Post-Gazette’s report.
A hearing will be held Wednesday.READ MORE: Gov. Wolf Says Rite Aid Pharmacies In State Will Receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine For School Employees And Students
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The case is set to go to trial on Feb. 26, 2019.
Rose, 17, was shot and killed on June 19 while running from a vehicle that was pulled over for a felony stop.MORE NEWS: 'Moderna Arm': Some People Develop Reaction To Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Rosfeld was charged with criminal homicide about a week after the incident and has been on house arrest.