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(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — Yale University has sent out an alert instructing people to shelter in place after confirming reports of a person with a gun on or near Old Campus.

“Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test,” the alert said.

New Haven Police received an anonymous call from a phone booth reporting a person on the Connecticut campus with a gun, the university said in an alert at 10:17 a.m. ET.

The report was confirmed in an alert at 11:02 a.m.

The university has over 11,000 students and is located about 80 miles northeast of New York City.

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