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Reward offered for info on Exxon homicide suspect

A reward is being offered for those who can give information on a man suspected of shooting and killing an Exxon clerk in York City last week.

York County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the man who police say shot and killed Aditya Anand, 44, at the Exxon on Oct. 17.

According to police, Anand was fatally shot 5:45 a.m. inside the Exxon at the corner of West Market Street and Richland Avenue.

Police are looking for a man who they say shot and killed a clerk at an Exxon on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy York City Police.

Anand, of West Market Street in West York, was pronounced dead at 6:13 a.m. at York Hospital by Deputy Coroner Tania Zech, according to York County Coroner Pam Gay.

Anand had just started his work shift for the day when he was gunned down, Gay said last week.

Aditya Anand

Anand suffered a gunshot wound to the torso, according to Lt. Troy Bankert, who supervises the York City detective bureau.

Anand was shot inside the Exxon store, then made his way outside and collapsed in the parking lot, according to Bankert.

Responding officers provided care to Anand until an ambulance crew arrived and rushed him to York Hospital, Bankert said.

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Police are looking for a man who they say shot and killed a clerk at an Exxon on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy York City Police.

 

Police said the killer is a large black man, about 30 years old. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, an olive-drab coat, jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information may call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-800-4PA-TIPS. Callers can be anonymous and could be eligible for $5,000 reward, according to the news release.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.