Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting

The man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer in western Pennsylvania is in custody.

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

Make sure to visit: