RAHMAEL HOLT: What we know about arrest of suspect in New Ken officer's shooting

Rahmael Sal Holt, the man suspected in the shooting death of New Kensington police Officer Brian Shaw, was captured Tuesday morning.

STORY: Suspect in shooting death of New Kensington police officer in custody

Here’s what we know about the end to the days-long manhunt: %



  • Rahmael Sal Holt was arrested about 5 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Ladora Way in Hazelwood after law enforcement agencies received a tip.
  • Authorities told Channel 11's Rick Earle that Holt first showed up at a home in Duquesne on Saturday, the day after the shooting during a traffic stop.
  • On Monday, Holt left the home in Duquesne and went to the home in Hazelwood where he was arrested Tuesday.
  • Holt surrendered peacefully Tuesday morning after a SWAT team surrounded the home in Hazelwood.
  • In addition to Holt, seven other people -- including Holt's mother -- were arrested on charges such as hindering apprehension.
  • Holt was arraigned at Pittsburgh Municipal Court and a judge denied bond. After the arraignment, police escorted him out of the building in Shaw's handcuffs.
  • From Pittsburgh Municipal Court, Holt was taken to the magistrate's office in New Kensington before being booked into the Westmoreland County Prison.