UVA wide receiver Lavel Davis Jr. identified as victim in Sunday’s deadly shooting

Lavel Davis Jr. (UVA)

UVA wide receiver Lavel Davis Jr. was one of three killed in a shooting Sunday night at a UVA parking garage, his cousin, Newberry College assistant football coach Sean Lampkin, confirmed on Twitter.

He wore jersey #1.

Authorities told 10 News that the shooting happened at about 10:30 p.m. on Culbreth Road.

The incident unfolded on a charter bus full of students returning to Charlottesville after seeing a play in Washington, D.C., a little over 30 hours after Saturday’s game against the Pittsburgh Panthers, according to the Associated Press.

[READ MORE: Virginia lawmakers, officials react to UVA shooting that left 3 dead, 2 injured]

Lavel’s dad posted to his Facebook account on the devasting news, saying, “Lord please help me.”

A GoFundMe has been created for Lavel and can be found below:

A suspect, identified as a student at UVA, was taken into custody after a nearly 12-hour manhunt with authorities ordering students to shelter in place and conducting a building-by-building and grounds search of the campus, according to officials.

To read more about all three victims, click here or watch the video below:

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