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

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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.

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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.