Three people were killed and two were wounded in a shooting at the University of Virginia late Sunday night, officials announced, with police urging people to shelter in place as they searched for the suspect.
People were told to shelter in place after the shooting at the university.
The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous and is at large.
Police said that Jones may be driving a black SUV and that he may be wearing a burgundy jacket.
The police department of the University of Virginia said they are working with other police agencies to capture Jones.
The university is working closely with the families of the victims of the shooting, which resulted in three deaths.
Ryan said in a statement that two people were injured in the shooting. He said that the institution will keep the community apprised of the situation as it develops.
Ryan wrote in a statement on the shooting that it was a message any leader would never want to have to send. The University of Virginia has been the site of violence.