Qinxuan Pan Wiki – Qinxuan Pan Bio
Qinxuan Pan is wanted to New Haven, Connecticut, police. Authorities said that they are looking for Qinxuan Pan as a person of interest in the shooting death of Kevin Jiang.
Jiang was a Yale University graduate and an Army veteran who was killed on Saturday, February 6.
Authorities have not named Pan as a suspect, but have said he is wanted for questioning. Pan is a researcher in artificial intelligence at MIT.
He is 29 years old.
Qinxuan Pan Wanted
Authorities said that Pan is considered armed and dangerous, NBC Connecticut reported. The public is advised to use caution if he is seen.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for possessing a stolen vehicle.
Anyone with information on Pan is asked to call New Haven police at 203-946-6304.
Police Had Questioned Pan
New Haven Independent reported that police actually had questioned Pan shortly after Jiang’s death, but then he was let go.
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Jiang, 26, was found dead around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night after multiple 911 calls reported that shots were fired. He was found in the street near his Toyota Prius, which had damage to the rear of the car, the New Haven Independent reported.
Kevin Jiang Shot Dead
Jiang was shot multiple times and authorities are investigating whether the shooting happened after a collision with his car, NBC Connecticut reported. Neighbours said they heard multiple shots fired.
One neighbour told New Haven Register that she heard two shots fired, then a pause, followed by five or more shots.
She said: “We were scared to go near the window. When we finally looked outside, there was someone lying in the middle of Lawrence Street.”
Pan’s Last Seen
Pan was last seen in North Haven at a Best Western hotel where police had questioned him. He was last known to be living in Malden, Massachusetts, NBC Connecticut reported.
He could now be out of the state, New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said during a press conference, New Haven Independent reported.
According to Pan’s Facebook page, he studied computer science at MIT and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
His Facebook page notes that he currently works at CSAIL-MIT (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) and is originally from Shanghai, China.
At one point, according to his profile, he lived in Maryland.