NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Investigators have increased the reward for information leading to a person of interest following the deadly shooting of Yale graduate student Kevin Jiang.Funeral Service Held For Kevin Jiang, Yale Graduate Student Who Was Fatally Shot
Jiang was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside his car following a fender bender. The 26-year-old was a student at Yale’s School of Environment and had recently gotten engaged.
Two hours after the shooting, Pan got a hotel room eight miles from the scene. He was given a room key but never went inside.
Investigators said he also briefly interacted with police while driving a stolen vehicle in North Haven.READ MORE: Police: Person Of Interest In Murder Of Yale Student Kevin Jiang Visited Local Car Dealerships Prior To Deadly Shooting
As CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported, Pan is a researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where Jiang’s financee recently graduated from.
Investigators are looking into whether romantic jealousy was a factor in the crime, among many possible motives.
Pan is described as 6 feet tall, 170 pounds, with a medium complexion and short black hair. He was last seen on Feb. 11 with family members in Georgia.MORE NEWS: New Haven Police Investigating Potential Romantic Jealousy As Motive Behind Shooting Death Of Yale Graduate Student
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332).