University of New Haven locked down due to man with rifle

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(WJLA) - Students and staff at the University of New Haven were told to shelter in place Tuesday because a was been spotted near campus with a rifle.

UNH officials say that a man who was spotted with a rifle near the school's campus has been taken into custody.

An alert posted to the school's Twitter account indicated that the suspect was seen near the school's South Campus.

About 6,400 students take classes on the school's campus, which is located in West Haven, Conn.

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