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UVA chief of police learns during press conference that shooting suspect is in custody

While speaking at a press conference on Monday, University of Virginia Police Chief Timothy Longo learned that the suspect in a shooting on Sunday night, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., had been taken into custody.

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TIMOTHY LONGO: The Office of Student Affairs followed up with the reporting person and made efforts to contact Mr. Jones. In fact, they followed up with Mr. Jones' roommate, who did not report seeing the presence of a weapon.


Pardon me.


Thank you, Captain. We just received information the suspect is in custody.


I just need a moment to thank God. [CHUCKLES] Breathe a sigh of relief.