PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The trial date is set for the man who is accused of fatally shooting an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer.

The trial date for Christian Bey has been set for Dec. 12, though the date is subject to change.

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Officer Calvin Hall was shot while off-duty in Homewood on July 14. He died in the hospital on July 17.


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The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Officer determined Officer Hall died from gunshot wounds to his back and ruled his death a homicide.

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office said it will be seeking the death penalty against Bey.

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Bey’s attorney, Carmen Robinson, filed a motion to prevent that from happening.