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Yale University 'gun alert' over

Yale University in the US state of Connecticut has lifted its security alert after an anonymous 911 call claimed their room-mate was heading to the campus "with the intention of shooting people".

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Yale: Police 'actively searching' for campus gunman

Officers from the Yale Police Department, New Haven Police and Connecticut State Police are "actively searching for any gunman" on the scene at the university's Old Campus, Yale's website states.

Armed police walk towards Yale University's Old Campus.

Issuing a renewed alert, Yale University warns its students and staff that the lockdown continues, adding, "THIS IS NOT A TEST".

Anyone with information on the gunman have been urged to call the emergency services.

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