Ex-football player in custody after US college shooting

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Washington (AFP) – Police on Monday arrested a former US college football player suspected of shooting dead three ex-teammates at the University of Virginia, a few hours south of the US capital. The latest outburst of campus gun violence came as four people were found dead in a separate incident near the University of Idaho. Police chief Timothy Longo told a news conference that a 22-year-old student at the University of Virginia, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr, had been taken into custody on suspicion of carrying out the shooting Sunday night. “I don’t have information with respect to how he wa…

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