February 9th – On the morning of the 8th, local time, the U.S. police released the latest progress of the investigation into the Chinese graduate student shooting incident, and said that the shooting of Kevin Jiang, a 26-year-old Chinese graduate student at Yale University, may not be random on the evening of the 6th.
According to Fox News, New Haven, Connecticut sheriff Reyes said at the press conference: “We are investigating whether Kevin Chiang is really the target of this incident.
The information we have received indicates that this incident may not be a random event, but that he is actually the target. However, the motive of the crime is uncertain.
Reyes said that first responders at the scene found Chiang’s body next to his car, and the tail end of the car was damaged. Police are investigating whether there was a car accident before the shooting.
At present, the police have not announced any suspects or made any arrests, and the police are investigating clues about another vehicle fleeing the scene.
According to the report, Jiang’s fiancee is a student in another department of Yale University and has not commented publicly so far.
Chiang’s mother moved in from Seattle to live with her son while he was a graduate student, and she did not talk publicly about the shooting.
On the evening of February 6th, local time, Kevin Jiang was shot dead in New Haven, Connecticut.
Kevin Chiang’s social account profile reads “Thank you for the gift of life.”
He just proposed to his girlfriend a week ago, and he wrote on his social account: “Meeting you makes me a better person.” According to Jiang Kaiwen, he has served in the U.S. Army since 2012, served as a tank armored soldier, and is now a member of the United States National Guard.