WENY News - Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting

Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting

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NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - The man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer in western Pennsylvania is in custody.
  
The Pennsylvania State Police on Tuesday announced the apprehension of 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. Details of the arrest are to be released in a news conference later Tuesday.
  
Holt is accused of killing New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw during a traffic stop Friday night.
  
Police have 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 foot.
  
Shaw's funeral is scheduled for Wednesday.

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