UVA-Virginia Tech canceled in wake of shooting
The Virginia-Virginia Tech football game arranged for Saturday has actually been canceled in the wake of a shooting previously this month that left three Cavaliers players dead, the ACC revealed Monday night.In a declaration
, the league said, “The ACC and Virginia Tech continue to support UVA following the devastating tragedy.”
1 Associated The cancelation indicates the seasons are over for both the Cavaliers (3-7, 1-6 ACC) and the Hokies (3-8, 1-6).
Virginia likewise canceled its football game last weekend against Coastal Carolina and held a memorial instead at John Paul Jones Arena.Wide receivers Devin Chandler and Lavel Davis Jr. and linebacker D’Sean Perry were shot and killed and running back Mike Hollins hurt when Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. presumably opened fire on a charter bus after returning from a class journey on Nov. 13. A fifth trainee, Marlee Morgan, also was shot, and she is recovering at home with her household. Hollins was launched from the hospital on Sunday
Jones has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder and making use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Prosecutors also have actually charged him with 2 counts of malicious wounding and additional gun-related charges associated with the shooting of Hollins and Morgan.Jones is being
held without bail in a Charlottesville, Virginia, prison.