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Wood Street Homicide Suspect Headed To Trial

The homicide trial beginning today for a Johnstown man accused of fatally shooting a local high school student

This is the defendant Qwante Rose being led into court this afternoon.

Police say Rose shot 19-year-old Jayden Sanderson in the back of the head in a car in 2022.

A forensic expert testified today that touch DNA found on Sanderson’s clothing reportedly matched Rose’s DNA.

Rose’s defense attorney said the state has a heavy burden to prove Rose’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt

Testimony is scheduled to continue Thursday morning at 8:30

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