Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania cop shooting

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. – The man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer in western Pennsylvania in custody.

The Pennsylvania State Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. Details of the arrest are to be released in a press conference later on Tuesday.

Holt is accused of killing New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw during a traffic stop on Friday night.

The police said Holt was a passenger in the vehicle and shot the 25-year-old rookie officer in the chest while he was chasing Holt on the foot.

Shaw’s funeral is scheduled for Wednesday.

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