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New Haven, Connecticut, police secure arrest warrant for suspect in Yale student's killing

February 27, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Yale postdoctoral students Maria Kochugaeva, left, and Elvira Mulyukova leave flowers at a memorial for Yale School of the Environment grad student Kevin Jiang at the corner of Lawrence and Nicoll Street in New Haven, Conn., Monday, Feb. 8, 202 near where Jiang was killed on Feb. 6, 2021. (Arnold Gold/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)

Police in New Haven, Connecticut, say they have secured an arrest warrant charging MIT graduate student Qinxuan Pan with murder in the fatal shooting of Yale University student Kevin Jiang earlier this month.

(CNN)Police in New Haven, Connecticut, say they have secured an arrest warrant charging MIT graduate student Qinxuan Pan with murder in the fatal shooting of Yale University student Kevin Jiang earlier this month.

Pan remains at large, and the New Haven Police Department is expected to provide additional information related to the case on Monday, Capt.

New Haven police had previously identified Pan as a "person of interest" in the Feb. 6 killing of Jiang.

Pan came into contact with the North Haven Police Department "soon after" the killing, New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said during a Wednesday news conference, adding that "extreme caution should be used if you come in contact with this individual" and that the public should view Pan as "armed and dangerous. "

New Haven Police responded shortly after 8:30 p. m. to reports of multiple gunshots and a person shot.

The New Haven police did not comment on whether any motive could be established, whether the two knew each other, and whether it was definitively Pan who had been involved in a car accident with Jiang that preceded the homicide.

There are also two other arrest warrants out for Pan: one for stealing a vehicle out of Massachusetts, and one for possession of a stolen vehicle in North Haven, Reyes said.

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