3 University of Virginia football players killed, suspect arrested in deaths



Three University of Virginia football players were shot and killed Sunday night. And around 11 a.m. Monday morning Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., 22, a University of Virginia student and 2018 football player was arrested in Henrico County, Virginia. Jones was on the run from the UVA after he allegedly fled from the scene of a shooting rampage.

Three UVA students and Cavaliers football players were killed.

University of Virginia police chief Tim Longo said Jones, was taken into custody. The former Cavaliers player is charged with three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of using a handgun to commit a felony.

University of Virginia president Jim Ryan announced at a news conference on Monday morning. He said the three students killed were “junior receiver Lavel Davis Jr. of Dorchester, South Carolina; junior receiver Devin Chandler of Huntersville, North Carolina; and junior defensive end/linebacker D’Sean Perry of Miami.”

Two other unnamed members of the team were wounded in the shooting. And are being treated at local hospitals.