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Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police
Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police

An anonymous caller told police his roommate was headed to Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to shoot people, and witnesses spotted a man with a shotgun or rifle in the area, prompting Monday's campus shutdown, police said. In a phone call that lasted only a few seconds, a male caller told a 911 operator that "his roommate was on his way to the university, to Yale University, to shoot people," said New Haven Police Department spokesman David Hartman in a televised news conference.  No shots or injuries have been reported as police swarmed the Ivy League campus, and Hartman could not confirm any arrests or detentions, nor provide a description of the...

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