Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

Virginia Tech and Liberty confirmed like to a fellow in-state college throughout their recreation on Saturday.

Each faculties determined to put on the colours of the College of Virginia after three UVA soccer gamers had been shot and killed throughout an on-campus incident on Sunday evening.

Virginia Tech went with orange uniforms whereas Liberty donned the navy blue. There’s additionally a “Virginia Robust” sticker on the again of every helmet.

Moreover, each groups ran onto the sphere with a Virginia flag.

Virginia soccer gamers Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry had been killed within the Sunday evening taking pictures, which occurred on a bus in an on-campus parking storage after a category journey to Washington, D.C. to see a play.

A fourth Virginia participant, Mike Hollins, was additionally shot within the incident however survived. Hollins stays hospitalized after a number of surgical procedures. One other pupil was injured within the taking pictures however launched from the hospital on Wednesday.

The suspect, Christopher Darnell Jones, was arrested Monday morning and charged with three counts of second-degree homicide and three counts of utilizing a handgun in fee of a felony. Jones is a Virginia pupil who as soon as was a member of the soccer group. He was listed on the 2018 group roster as a 5-foot-9, 195-pound freshman working again.

Virginia was scheduled to host Coastal Carolina on Saturday however the recreation was canceled. A public memorial service for Chandler, Davis and Perry will likely be held on Virginia’s campus on Saturday afternoon.

Memorial flowers and notes line walkway at Scott Stadium after three soccer gamers had been killed in a taking pictures on the grounds of the College of Virginia Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022, in Charlottesville. Va. Authorities say three folks have been killed and two others had been wounded in a taking pictures on the College of Virginia and a pupil suspect is in custody. (AP Picture/Steve Helber)

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