Lawyer: empty gun clip irrelevant in teen’s fatal shooting

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania District Attorney says a black teen fatally shot by an officer as fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family’s attorney says that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified.

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. was not armed during the fatal shooting Tuesday night. A message left for Zappala by The Associated Press...

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