Public Safety Advisory (PSA)

To the Yale Community,

I write to let you know that the New Haven Police were called to the area of Nash Street and Lawrence Street shortly after 8:30 p.m. after receiving multiple 911 calls of gunfire and a person shot. Upon arrival the police confirmed that one person was shot and killed. Witnesses told police they heard multiple gunshots and saw a shiny new black sedan flee the scene. Yale police also responded to assist.

The New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Major Crimes as well as the Bureau of Identification responded to the scene. The New Haven police are continuing their investigation.
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If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Yale Police at 203-432-4400 or send an anonymous text tip through our LiveSafe app.
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The Yale Police provide services and information for crime victims which can be accessed by calling 203-432-4400.


Ronnell A. Higgins

Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

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