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Condolences pour in on social media for slain New Kensington officer Brian Shaw

Megan Guza
| Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Flags fly at half-staff at the New Kensington Police Department after the death of Officer Brian Shaw.
Jacob Tierney | Tribune-Review
Flags fly at half-staff at the New Kensington Police Department after the death of Officer Brian Shaw.
Lower Burrell resident Jimmy Mazary holds a flag outside of Rusiewicz Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Lower Burrell.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune-Review
Lower Burrell resident Jimmy Mazary holds a flag outside of Rusiewicz Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Lower Burrell.
Members of the Lower Burrell community line up along Leechburg road to pay their respects as fallen New Kensington police Officer Brian Shaw is brought to Rusiewicz Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Lower Burrell.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune-Review
Members of the Lower Burrell community line up along Leechburg road to pay their respects as fallen New Kensington police Officer Brian Shaw is brought to Rusiewicz Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Lower Burrell.
People line Leechburg Road for the procession of slain New Kensington Officer, Brian Shaw, to Rusiewicz Funeral Home in Lower Burrell on Nov. 18, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
People line Leechburg Road for the procession of slain New Kensington Officer, Brian Shaw, to Rusiewicz Funeral Home in Lower Burrell on Nov. 18, 2017.
People line Leechburg Road for the procession of slain New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw to Rusiewicz Funeral Home in Lower Burrell on Nov. 18, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
People line Leechburg Road for the procession of slain New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw to Rusiewicz Funeral Home in Lower Burrell on Nov. 18, 2017.

Condolences were streaming in on social media Saturday to the New Kensington Police Department and the family of slain Officer Brian Shaw.

Among them was the Pittsburgh Penguins, who observed a moment of silence at PPG Paints Arena before Saturday night's game with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin expressed his sympathies.

Law enforcement agencies from near and far were sending well wishes.

Shaw, 25, was shot during a traffic stop on Leishman Street about 8:10 p.m. Friday. The gunman has not yet been caught, and the manhunt continues.

Shaw was a 2010 graduate of Burrell High School. He played soccer and was Burrell High School's football kicker in 2009-10, his senior year. He had a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the Allegheny County Police Training Academy in 2014.

Messages came from across the country, from New England to Reno to Montreal, where sympathies were expressed in both English and French.

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