Shooting reported at University of Virginia, former football player named as suspect: police

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Police at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville are searching for the suspect in an on-campus shooting Sunday night.

The shooting was initially reported around 10:30 p.m. Sunday when shots were fired in Culbreth Garage. Shortly after, a campus-wide alert was issued announcing the suspect was at large and telling all people at UVA to shelter in place.

University police said they are looking for Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. in connection with the shooting. Jones is reportedly a former UVA football player.

He was last seen wearing a burgundy jacket/hoodie, blue jeans and red shoes.

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Jones is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911 immediately and not approach him.

As of 1 a.m., UVA police said to continue sheltering in place and to contact friends and family to let them know “your status.”

It’s unclear if there are any injuries or fatalities at this time.

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Fox News Digital reached out to University of Virginia police, but have not yet heard back.

This is a developing story.

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