UPDATE 11/14/22 1:00 p.m. – In a press conference late this morning, Campus Police Chief Timothy Longo said that the shooting took place around a charter bus that was returning to campus after a class field trip to a play. Approximately 25 people, apart from the victims, were present at the scene.
PREVIOUS 11/14/22 12:32 p. m. – Jones was listed as a freshman running back on UVA’s 2018 roster. His bio noted that he previously played for Petersburg and Varina High Schools in Virginia.
UPDATE 11/14/22 12:29 p.m. – UVA president Jim Ryan said this morning that the two other students injured in the shooting were hospitalized; he said one is in good condition and one is in critical condition. Ryan did not identify them.
UPDATE 11/14/22 11:23 a.m. – UVA Police say the suspect, Christopher Jones, has been taken into custody.
UPDATE 11/14/22 10:27 am – It appears that three victims of the shooting were on the UVA football team. Current UVA Defensive End D’Sean Perry was one of three people killed during an on-campus shooting last night, according to his father’s Twitter account. A source along with several tweets confirms that Wide Receiver Lavel Davis was also killed in the incident. Sources say Wide Reciever Devin Chandler, a transfer from the University of Wisconsin, has been confirmed as the third fatality in last night’s shooting.
UPDATE 11/14/22 — 1:17 AM: UVA officials urged the community to shelter in place following a “shots fired” incident. Campus police said in a tweet that they are searching for Christopher Jones in connection to the shooting at Culbreth Garage near the center of the campus. Multiple law enforcement agencies, including a Virginia state police helicopter, are actively searching for the suspect. The suspect is armed and dangerous, shelter in place. UVA President Jim Ryan says the shooting has resulted in three fatalities; two additional victims were injured and are receiving medical care.
From UVA Campus police: SUSPECT IS A B/M BURGANDY JACKET, BLUE JEANS, RED SHOES. MAY BE DRIVING A BLACK SUV VA TAG TWX3580
UVA officials reported a “shots fired” incident yesterday and urged the community to shelter in place. Campus police said in a tweet that they are searching for Christopher Jones in connection to the shooting at Culbreth Garage near the center of the campus.