The University of Virginia is over here missing signals big enough to drive a truck through:
More than a year before he was charged with shooting and killing three fellow University of Virginia students, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. appeared in a music video holding a gun and rapping about murder and his own mental troubles.
The video, posted on YouTube on Aug. 15, 2021, features Mr. Jones, another rapper and others dancing and aiming guns at the camera, and it adds to the questions surrounding the university's investigation of Mr. Jones in the months before the shooting. He had left a trail of warning signs, including a concealed weapon violation and a felony charge that was pleaded down to a misdemeanor.
Yeah, a "trail of warning signs" that the university apparently couldn't find with a map and a compass.
Seriously the stuff they missed is just unbelievable:
While the university started investigating Mr. Jones in September, after another student had reported that he had mentioned having a gun, officials did not interview him because he had refused to cooperate, they said. Nor did anyone from the university search his room, which would have revealed a cache of weapons and ammunition.
Mr. Jones, 23, describes in the video several ways that he would kill people, including shooting people at a party and killing another person "in his sleep." Mr. Jones mentions having mental problems and says he frequently carries a weapon, themes that echo those in songs posted on the music streaming service SoundCloud under his rap moniker as far back as 2018.
UVA doing its due diligence looking into dangerous students: