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University Of Virginia Shooting Suspect Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. Arrested

HuffPost 11/14/2022 Ryan Grenoble
This image provided by the University of Virginia Police Department shows Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. Authorities say three people have been killed and two others were wounded in a shooting at the University of Virginia and a student is being sought as a suspect. President Jim Ryan identified the suspect as Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. © Provided by HuffPost This image provided by the University of Virginia Police Department shows Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. Authorities say three people have been killed and two others were wounded in a shooting at the University of Virginia and a student is being sought as a suspect. President Jim Ryan identified the suspect as Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, have detained Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.,  the suspect in a shooting near a University of Virginia parking garage on Sunday that killed three people and wounded two others.

Jones fled the scene following the shooting, and the university issued orders for students to shelter in place Sunday evening. As he was giving a press conference Monday, UVA Police Chief Tim Longo was told that Jones had been detained.

Jones faces three counts of second-degree murder and three felony weapons charges.

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