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UVa Player Shot in Back Released From Hospital

'HALLELUJAH,' says Mike Hollins' mother

(Newser) - A University of Virginia football player who was seriously wounded in a shooting that killed three of his teammates has been released from the hospital. Brenda Hollins, the mother of running back Mike Hollins, tweeted early Monday: "Mike has been discharged!!! HALLELUJAH." She asked for continued prayers "...

Prosecutor: One UVa Victim Was Shot as He Slept

Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. makes first court appearance via video link from jail

(Newser) - The University of Virginia student accused of killing three football players on a bus as a field trip wrapped up shot one victim as he slept, according to a witness. That was one of the details Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney James Hingeley shared during Christopher Darnell Jones Jr.'...

Just Before UVa Bus Shooting, Players Went to Use Bathroom

Suspect allegedly yelled about football players 'messing with' him before opening fire

(Newser) - Moments before gunfire rang out on a bus chartered by the University of Virginia for a field trip Sunday, three of the school's football players walked to the back of the bus to use the restroom, a 19-year-old second-year who was on the trip tells the Washington Post . Ryan...

UVa. Suspect 'Waited Until They Got Back ... and Just Shot Up the Bus'

Students had been attending a play in Washington

(Newser) - As a bus full of University of Virginia students returned to the Charlottesville campus after a class field trip Sunday, one of the students on the charter bus allegedly started shooting. Three UVa football players were killed and two others were injured in the shooting, and the campus was locked...

Campus Police Had Report About UVa Shooting Suspect

Christopher Darnell Jones was also named in a concealed weapon case, chief says

(Newser) - The University of Virginia student held in the killings of three students and wounding of two had been the subject of a recent investigation, campus police said. The student affairs office interviewed the suspect's roommate after the school's threat assessment team received a report in September that Christopher...

Football Player Among Victims in UVa Shooting
3 UVa Football Players
Killed; Suspect in Custody

3 UVa Football Players Killed; Suspect in Custody

2 other players survived, and the suspected shooter is in custody

(Newser) - The suspected gunman in a shooting at the University of Virginia that claimed three lives Sunday night is in custody. All three victims were members of the school's football team, reports the Daily Progress , which identifies them as wide receiver Devin Chandler, linebacker D'Sean Perry, and wide receiver...

3 Dead at UVa as Police Search for 22-Year-Old

At least 2 more are injured, and classes are canceled

(Newser) - Three people are dead and two others injured after a campus shooting Sunday night at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, reports the local Daily Progress . Police say the suspected gunman is still at large, and they have identified him as 22-year-old student Christopher Darnell Jones. Jones was on the...

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