“It appears they were just looking for a ride home,” Maj. Adam Lee III told Channel 2 Action News about the incident Thursday.
Video surveillance of the incident was released about a week later, as well as a description of the victim’s silver Infiniti FX, as part of police efforts to track down the shooter.
Tips from the public led police to Veal.
“It was 100 percent Crime Stoppers tips,” Lee said. “That’s why we want to emphasize using Crime Stoppers.”
Veal faces charges of murder, felony theft by receiving stolen property, having an expired license or no license, erratically changing lanes and failure to report striking a fixed object, according to jail records.
Police are seeking three other people who were with Veal at the time of the shooting, Channel 2 reported.
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