A manhunt was underway Saturday in western Pennsylvania, USA, to find the suspect of a shootout that killed a policeman Friday night.

Officer Brian Shaw was killed around 8 pm in New Kensington, about 30 kilometers from Pittsburgh.

The tragedy occurred when the officer started a foot chase to arrest a man who had just committed a traffic violation.

The research is taking place in New Kensington but also in all surrounding communities. Tracking dogs are used.

The vehicle at fault was found.