NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - New Haven authorities say they have not found a gunman on Yale's campus and are leaning toward a call warning of an armed man heading to shoot up the school being a hoax.
New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman said at a news conference Monday afternoon that New Haven and the Yale campus are both safe.
A lockdown remains in effect on the Old Campus as police search rooms to confirm that no gunman is on campus.
There have been no reports of shots fired or anyone injured and no arrests have been made.
New Haven police Officer David Hartman says an anonymous caller from a pay phone nearby told them his roommate had a gun and was heading to the campus.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman.
Pittsburgh school district spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in the day.
She says their injuries appear to be non-life-threatening. Two were grazed in the head and one was shot in both the foot and arm.
Pugh says the victims were not on school property but close by. It's not clear who shot them.
STEELVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri judge has found probable cause for the second-degree murder trial of 59-year-old James Crocker, accused of killing a man on a float trip who stopped on or near Crocker's property.
Crocker, of Steelville, is charged in the death of 48-year-old Paul Dart Jr. Crawford County Associate Circuit Judge Scott Bernstein heard more than an hour of testimony Friday before ruling the case should move forward.
The shooting happened in July after Crocker spotted people from a Meramec River float trip party on a gravel bar that Crocker considered part of his property. Dart was shot in the face during the confrontation.
Defense attorney Michael Bert says Crocker was protecting himself and his property, and felt threatened by rock-wielding members of the float party.