Murder warrant issued for MIT student believed to be in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — A murder warrant has been issued for a Massachusetts Institute of Technology student who may be in metro Atlanta.

Police said the New Haven Police Department has secured a murder warrant with a $5 million bond against Qinxuan Pan, 29.

Police believe Pan, who is from Massachusetts, shot and killed Yale student Kevin Jiang in New Haven, Connecticut, on Feb. 6.

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Pan was previously identified as a person of interest but has since been named the murder suspect.

According to the family, Pan’s last known whereabouts is in Georgia.

“According to family, Pan was carrying a black backpack and acting strange,” U.S. Marshals said.

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force said Pan should be considered armed and dangerous.

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