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Yale Police - Chief's Messages - Message Detail
To: All Faculty, Staff and Students
From: Chief Ronnell A. Higgins
Summary: Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins
Date: 27-JAN-2017 12:56:00 PMMessage ID: 148131

To the Yale Community,


I write to let you know that police are on the scene of a person shot in the area of Winchester Avenue and Compton Street that occurred a short time ago. The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening, it does not appear that the victim was targeted randomly, and the incident did not occur on campus. Please avoid the area while police conduct their investigation. 


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 Bulldog Mobile (LiveSafe) app. To register for Bulldog Mobile please visit http://publicsafety.yale.edu/safety-services/bulldog-mobile-livesafe-app.  For more crime prevention and safety tips please visit http://publicsafety.yale.edu/safety-tips


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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