CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Three people were killed and two injured in an on-campus shooting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., 22, is in custody and charged with murder
Jones was a freshman on the U-Va. football team in 2018 but did not appear in any games. Late Monday morning, U-Va. officials lifted a shelter-in-place order in effect since 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Campus officials said the five students were shot on a bus that had returned from a field trip. Campus officials identified the deceased victims as Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis and D’Sean Perry. The two injured students were not identified, but officials said one was in good condition and the other was in critical condition.
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The shooting at the Charlottesville campus is one of nearly 600 mass shootings in the US this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which like CNN tallies cases in which at least four people are shot, excluding the shooter.
The UVA Police Department is looking for Christopher Darnell Jones regarding the shooting incident that occurred on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Call 911 if seen, do not approach. pic.twitter.com/mKcxF6ksxw— UVA Police Department (@UVAPolice) November 14, 2022