By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Carnegie man has pleaded guilty to throwing pieces of concrete and a pipe at officers during a protest that turned violent last year in downtown Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Judge Denies Robert Bowers' Motion For Govt. To Produce Evidence It Monitored His Online Activities
Twenty-five-year-old Andrew Augustyniak-Duncan pleaded guilty to a charge of obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder.READ MORE: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
Prosecutors say he threw pieces of concrete and a pipe at several Pittsburgh Police officers on May 30, 2020 when a protest over George Floyd’s death turned into a riot.MORE NEWS: Mary Maloney Shows Display Of Strength, Determination As Rehab Continues Following Spinal Cord Injury
Sentencing has been set for Oct. 13. He could face up to 5 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both.