Yale lifts lockdown alert with exception of two areas

Yale University said it has lifted its "shelter in place" and lockdown alert "with the exception of Old Campus and Calhoun College".

The Ivy League university wrote on Twitter:

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Shelter in Place lifted w/ exception of Old Campus & Calhoun College. http://t.co/GWOeIeUZgu

No further details were given.

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