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Pauline Gross
November 20, 2017

Holt is to be considered armed and unsafe and anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call 911.

Police said Rahmael Sal Holt is suspected to be the shooter. Authorities urge anyone with information to call 911.

The FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are offering a $30,000 reward for any information leading to the gunman's arrest, CBS Pittsburgh reports.

Officers from Westmoreland County and neighboring Allegheny County, as well as Pittsburgh police, combed the area overnight and processed the scene, CNN affiliate KDKA reported. "We need to find the person who did this", Police Chief Jim Klein said.

Twenty-five-year-old patrolman Brian Shaw of New Kensington, Penn., was shot shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening roughly 20 miles outside of Pittsburgh.

Police have recovered a brown, older model Jeep Grand Cherokee wanted in connection with the shooting.

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Shaw died at a hospital.

Shaw's body was transported to a funeral home in Lower Burrell on Saturday afternoon after an autopsy was conducted.

Investigators say they know why the traffic stop occurred.

Several law enforcement agencies are involved in the ongoing search for the suspect.

Police have identified a new person of interest in the case involving the death of a New Kensington officer.

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