Student suspect in custody after 3 football players shot dead and 2 people wounded at the University of Virginia, police say

Virginia State Police working with local authorities

UVA students early Monday were told to “take the shelter in place commands seriously as the situation remains active,” vice president and chief student affairs officer Robyn Hadley said in an email to UVA’s student body.

Suspect in UVA shootings is now in custody, police chief says

A Virginia Department of Corrections canine team searches the University of Virginia on Monday. (Steve Helber/AP)

All three of the victims of the UVA shooting were football players, UVA president Jim Ryan said Monday morning. The victims were identified as Devin Chandler, a junior from Virginia Beach; Lavel Davis Jr., a junior from Dorchester, South Carolina; and D'Sean Perry, a 4th-year student from Miami, Florida.

UVA classes and Charlottesville schools canceled, and city offices closed amid manhunt