Who is Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.? Suspect in killing 3 in Virginia shooting

Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.

Authorities have revealed that one of the three University of Virginia students murdered in a shooting on campus on Sunday night was a former Dorchester county football player, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. Let’s see who that football player is and about the remaining victims of a deadly Virginia shooting in detail.


Who is that former Dorchester County football player?

One of the victims killed in the shooting on Sunday night was a former football star Lavel Davis Jr from Dorchester County, according to the president of the University of Virginia.

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Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.

According to University President Jim Ryan, during a news conference on Monday morning, UVA Cavaliers wide receiver Lavel Davis Jr. passed away as a result of his wounds received in the shooting.

High School life

Davis relocated to UVA from South Carolina, where he attended Woodland High School in Dorchester County and played wide receiver and safety.

Davis was an all-state wide receiver as a senior in high school after catching 40 passes for 622 yards and seven scores. Davis caught 70 passes as a junior for 1,007 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Freshman season

In 2020, Davis finished his freshman season at UVA with the second most average yards per reception in the nation with 25.75 and was the only player in college football with more than 500 receiving yards on 20 or fewer receptions, one of just five players in FBS to do so.

Davis did not play during his sophomore season in 2021 due to injury.


Suspect: Who is Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.?

Authorities said during the news conference that they had detained Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., the shooting suspect. Jones was captured off campus, but campus police didn’t give any details about the arrest.

“The shootings occurred on a bus full of students returning from a field trip,” Ryan said. “Three of the victims did not survive.”


University of Virginia News Conference- November 14th

Other Victims

All three victims of the shooting on the University of Virginia campus on Sunday night have had their identities verified.

On the evening of November 13, Lavel Davis, Jr., D’Sean Perry, and Devin Chandler perished in a shooting. All three victims were football players for the University of Virginia, which revealed their identities at a press conference this morning.

D’Sean Perry

Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.

D’Sean Perry was a junior defensive end and linebacker. South Florida native Perry, a senior at Gulliver Prep in Miami, was voted the South Florida Conference’s 2018 Defensive Player of the Year after finishing the season with 89 tackles, 16 of which were for loss, three sacks, and three interceptions.

Devin Chandler

Devin Chandler was a junior Wide receiver and kick returner. He participated in football at William Amos Hough High School close to Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as Arlington High School in the Memphis region.

Chandler recorded a total of 128 catches in high school for 2,391 yards, 33 touchdowns, and seven interceptions as a defensive back.

Chandler spent two years as a wide receiver and kick returner at the University of Wisconsin before moving to UVA, where he recorded ten kickoff returns for 241 yards and 10 catches for 28 yards. According to the team’s website, he had yet to enter the field for UVA.

Coastal Carolina University offers Prayers

The University of Virginia football team’s three victims were shot and killed Sunday night, and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are extending their sympathies to their families.

Jamey Chadwell, the head football coach at Coastal Carolina University, tweeted about the tragedy at UVA.

On Saturday in Charlottesville, CCU will play UVA. It’s unclear at this time whether the sad circumstances will cause the game to be canceled or postponed.

Coaches offers their Prayers

There are no words to describe the sadness that the Woodland community is experiencing at this time, according to Mathis Burnette, who served five years as Woodland High School’s head coach before taking the athletic director position at Stratford High School.

Sean Lampkin, tight ends coach and coordinator for reviews at Newberry College, also tweeted about Davis.

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Tributes to the victims

People shared their condolences and prayers to the Victim’s family.

Tytanic Tar Heel tweeted,

“I’m so sorry to hear of this tragedy. Prayers for you, your family, and every affected by this senseless act.”

Jenny T Culpepper tweeted,

“We are praying for you and yours. My heart is broken. May God fill you with peace and comfort and be your strength. I’m so very sorry.”

D O Double G ⛔ tweeted,

“Absolutely heartbreaking 💔 soooo much potential…sooo much Talent…tooo tooo young. 🙏 for this young man’s family, friends and teammates.”

jennlea tweeted,

“This news is gut wrenching. My thoughts of comfort and healing feel shitty right now.”

Jenny T Culpepper tweeted,

“I have no words. My heart is broken. Praying for God for comfort, peace, strength, and hope.”

David W. Turner tweeted,

“Prayers up for his family and the UVA FOOTBALL FAMILY!!”

We send our thoughts and prayers to the victim’s loved ones, family, friends.


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