UVA shooting: 3 football players killed, 2 students wounded and suspect in custody

Police have in custody a University of Virginia student suspected of fatally shooting three football players and wounding two other people Sunday at the school’s main campus in Charlottesville

Charlottesville,Virginia University of Virginia student is suspected of killing three of the school’s football players in a shooting Sunday night, the school’s president said Monday. The suspect, identified by authorities as student Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., was in custody, authorities announced Monday.

The deceased victims were identified as Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry, UVA President Jim Ryan said during a press conference. Two other students were wounded in the shooting and were receiving treatment.

Police released the photo of Jones below, from the university’s athletics website, where he was listed as a member of the UVA football team in 2018, when he was a freshman.

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Students and staff were warned to shelter in place late Sunday night after a report that shots had been fired on the campus. The university’s emergency management issued an alert on Twitter at 10:42 p.m. of an “active attacker firearm.” Late Monday morning, the shelter-in-place order was lifted after a “thorough search” on and around the campus, police said.

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