Ex-College Football Player Hunted On UVA Campus After 3 Killed, Including Team Member | Eastern North Carolina Now | A former University of Virginia football player was being hunted and the school’s Charlottesville campus was on lockdown after he allegedly gunned down three people, including a current member of the team, and wounded two more late Sunday, authorities said.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Greg Wilson.

    A former University of Virginia football player was being hunted and the school's Charlottesville campus was on lockdown after he allegedly gunned down three people, including a current member of the team, and wounded two more late Sunday, authorities said.

    The suspect was identified by police as Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. and was seen wearing a burgundy jacket with jeans and red shoes and driving a black 2001 Dodge Durango, according to police.

    "Around 10:30 p.m. last night, there was a shooting on Grounds. One of our students, Christopher Darnell Jones, Jr., is suspected to have committed the shooting," school President Jim Ryan wrote in an email to students and employees. "The suspect remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous."

    Text messages went out to students warning them to shelter in place while the manhunt continued throughout the night. Monday classes were canceled and a state police helicopter flew over the grounds.

    "I am on grounds like many of you; I am sheltering in place and in direct touch with University leadership and UPD," the school's vice president and chief student affairs officer Robyn Hadley told students in an email. "If you are not inside and safe, immediately seek safety."

    University officials did not immediately identify the victims or say if they were students, but one of those slain was reportedly D'Sean Perry, a Cavaliers linebacker who had played in Saturday's loss to Pitt. Jones is a 5-foot, 9-inch, 195-pound running back from Petersburg, Va., who was listed as a freshman on the school's athletic department web site in 2018.

    Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin issued a statement about the shooting and the subsequent dragnet early Monday.

    "This morning, Suzanne and I are praying for the UVA community," Youngkin wrote. "Virginia State Police is fully coordinating with UVA police department and local authorities. Please shelter in place while the authorities work to locate the suspect."

    The Daily Wire does not name or otherwise identify mass shooters once they are captured or killed in order to deprive them of the notoriety they often crave.
Go Back


Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )




The Hill Explains How Democrats Could Propel Gavin Newsom To The Presidency, No Vote Necessary Daily Wire, Guest Editorial, Editorials, Op-Ed & Politics DoD records show US funding of Anthrax Laboratory in Ukraine


HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

The Department of Justice wants Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, 38, who made billions of dollars before she was ultimately convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy, to spend 15 years in prison rather than walk free.
In a stunning announcement, Disney has revealed "The Chosen" will be incorporated into the Marvel Multiverse following a cameo appearance by Deadpool in the show's upcoming third season.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre lost her cool against a conservative reporter after she pressed Dr. Anthony Fauci on his approach to COVID.
Alec Baldwin has filed a lawsuit against some former crew members of the movie “Rust,” where a shooting incident resulted in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins last year.
Elon Musk is the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, as well as the leader of several smaller pet projects, such as Neuralink and The Boring Company. Following his acquisition of Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media platforms, the multibillionaire gave the world a view into just how bus
As part of a new pledge to "quiet down" the company's aggressive push for progressive themes in its content, returning Disney CEO Bob Iger has revealed the entertainment giant will cut back to including only seven LGTB characters in each children's movie.
The case of defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX and now-broke multibillionaire founder Sam Bankman-Fried is among the most intriguing stories of alleged financial crime in decades, rivaling the heists executed by financier Bernie Madoff and startup darling Elizabeth Holmes.
Third-quarter finance reports dropped Tuesday, November 2nd, and with them came insight into one of North Carolina’s biggest questions for election day, will Republicans regain supermajorities in the state legislature?
Bill Maher, host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” defended Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) against attacks he has faced from media and a Democrat politician who criticized DeSantis on the show’s most recent broadcast.

HbAD1

Amid a storm of controversy over recent antisemitic comments and remarks praising Hitler, Ye West has announced the release of his brand-new album My Struggle.
A number of entertainment conglomerates and media companies are announcing layoffs as the macroeconomy continues to impact several industries.
The White House geared up for the Thanksgiving holiday by sharing a list of talking points for people to reference if the happened to find themselves talking to “that uncle” during a family gathering.
Country music legend Dolly Parton has received a $100 million award from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Over the past few weeks, Ben Shapiro has created video responses to Kanye "Ye" West's anti-semitic statements, causing West to direct tweets at the conservative commentator.
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to over 17 years in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for his involvement in a plot to bomb a Pittsburgh church.
Netflix is planning to try out live programming in early 2023 with a new stand-up comedy special from comedian Chris Rock.

HbAD2

 
Back to Top