Police seek to ID man in fatal shooting of store owner

New Haven police are attempting to identify the man seen in this surveillance photo. If you recognize him, call 203-946-6316. (Photo provided by New Haven police)
New Haven police are attempting to identify the man seen in this surveillance photo. If you recognize him, call 203-946-6316. (Photo provided by New Haven police)


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in New Haven are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man seen on surveillance tapes near a convenience store where the owner was shot and killed last month.

Police say 21-year-old Muhanad Jawad, of New Haven, was working at his shop on Oct. 18 when he was shot and killed by a gunman. They say they do not believe robbery was the motive.

(Surveillance photo provided by New Haven police)
(Surveillance photo provided by New Haven police)

Related: Girlfriend of store owner shot and killed in New Haven speaks out

Detectives investigating the homicide are seeking to identify a man they say was seen on surveillance photos. Police aren’t calling the man a suspect, but say they want to speak with him regarding the shooting.

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