While the manhunt for the accused killer of New Kensington, PA, Officer Brian Shaw continues, one man has been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Criminal complaints filed over the weekend said Officer Shaw, 25, pursued a passenger who jumped out of an SUV he tried to stop instead of pursuing the vehicle and died a short time later after being shot during the foot chase. The alleged driver has reportedly been arrested.
Tavon Jamere Harper, 27, of New Kensington, identified his passenger as Rahmael Sal Holt, 29, the complaints said, reports the Valley News Dispatch.
Holt is accused of firing multiple shots that wounded Shaw, police said.
Harper was arrested Sunday on fleeing and drug charges. He does not face charges in connection with Shaw's death.
The manhunt continued Monday for Holt. And the reward continues to grow for information leading to Holt's arrest, the Tribune-Review reports. The New Kensington Retired Chiefs pledged an additional $1,500, and the PA Crime Stoppers pledged $10,000, bringing the total reward to $55,000 for information leading to Holt's location and arrest, state police said Monday.