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New Kensington accepting food donations for police investigating Officer Brian Shaw's slaying

Ben Schmitt
| Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Volunteers are the New Kensington Fire Department No. 1 are accepting food donations through 5 p.m. Saturday.
Ben Schmitt | Tribune-Review
Volunteers are the New Kensington Fire Department No. 1 are accepting food donations through 5 p.m. Saturday.
Community members have mobilized in New Kensington and are bringing food for officers who are assting in the Brian Shaw investigation.
Ben Schmitt | Tribune-Review
Community members have mobilized in New Kensington and are bringing food for officers who are assting in the Brian Shaw investigation.

A command center established in New Kensington for the Brian Shaw case is accepting food and drink donations from the community.

Officials set up the command center at the New Kensington Fire Department No. 1 so that officers working in the case can rest and eat.

Police departments from Pittsburgh to Lower Burrell have been assisting as the search for Shaw's killer continues.

Bruce Davis, assistant chief for New Kensington Fire Department No. 2 said food donations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Saturday. People can donate sandwich rings, refreshments and any type of snack, he said.

"There's been an overwhelming resopnse from all the local police departments," Davis said.

People are asked to take donations to the fire department, located at 785 Fourth Ave.

A Brackenridge business, Maddio's Pizza and Subs, was offering free meals to on-duty officers Saturday and Sunday.

Ben Schmitt is a Tribune-Review staff writer.

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