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Pennsylvania Police: Accused Cop Shooter Arrested

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NEW KENSINGTON, Pennsylvania — The latest news on the suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting: Authorities in Pennsylvania say tips from informers led them to a home where they arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer during a traffic stop.


The suspect is identified as 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt who was accused Tuesday morning on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer. He is accused of killing New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw on Friday night.

The suspect was arrested early Tuesday morning and is being held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison.

Court documents show several friends and relatives — including Holt’s mother — has been arrested for preventing his arrest.

Shaw was hit multiple times after the suspect fired at least six shots, Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck says.

“I feel a small sense of relief that the shooter is in custody and I’m grateful that no one else was injured”, said Police Chief Jim Klein.

No attorney information is listed yet.


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