By CBSNewYork Team

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Police say the person of interest in the murder of a Yale grad student visited car dealerships before the deadly shooting in New Haven.

Investigators say 29-year-old Qinxuan Pan was looking to purchase a small model SUV at dealerships in Massachusetts or Connecticut on Feb. 6.

Pan allegedly asked to test drive vehicles and wanted to bring them to his mechanic.

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He’s wanted for questioning in the murder of 26-year-old Kevin Jiang.

New Haven Police ask any car dealerships that have had contact with Pan in recent months to call (203) 946-6304 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 1-866-888-8477.

Funeral services for Jiang are planned for Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church in New Haven.


CBSNewYork Team