Shortly before 1 a.m. on Monday, several shots were fired near the intersection of Chapel and York streets. An officer with the New Haven Police Department confirmed on the phone early Monday that there were gunshots, but said police in the area were still gathering information.
As of 1:45 a.m., there was no indication from either police or eyewitnesses that anyone had been injured.
At least one person was detained.
At the scene, more than 10 squad cars lined York Street as officers combed the surrounding area with flashlights. Police blockaded York Street south of Crown Street and Chapel Street east of York Street using their cars.
University-owned properties and academic facilities encircle the area of the shooting. The Yale University Art Gallery, the Digital Media Center for the Arts, the School of Art and Jonathan Edwards College are but footsteps away.
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