Fairfield man arrested in University of New Haven's West Haven campus gun scare

A University of New Haven student from Fairfield who was allegedly spotted with a weapon on campus has been arrested. Police say 22-year old William

Police say 22-year-old Fairfield student William Dong is accused of bringing a gun onto the University of New Haven's West Haven campus.

Police say 22-year-old Fairfield student William Dong is accused of bringing a gun onto the University of New Haven's West Haven campus. (12/4/13)

WEST HAVEN - A University of New Haven student from Fairfield who was allegedly spotted with a weapon on campus has been arrested.

Police say 22-year old William Dong was found carrying two handguns and had an assault rifle in his car. Officers say they also found ammunition and newspaper clippings about mass shootings at Dong's home off campus.

His presence on campus prompted a lockdown yesterday, but no shots were fired.

Dong was arrested on charges including possession of an assault weapon, illegal possession of a weapon inside a motor vehicle and breach of peace.

He is currently being held on $500,000 bond.

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West Haven Police Department : 203-937-3900 Fairfield Police Department : 203-254-4808

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