ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The preliminary hearing for accused UVA shooter, former UVA football player Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., has been postponed.

Jones was set to appear in Albemarle County General District Court Thursday March 30.

Court records say the hearing was continued to Aug. 31.

Jones is charged with three counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of D'Sean Perry, Lavel Davis Jr. and Devin Chandler; two counts of malicious wounding for the injuries of Mike Hollins and Marlee Morgan; and five counts of using a firearm in a felony.

CBS19 reached out to the Commonwealth's Attorney and Elizabeth Murtagh, the public defender representing Jones. She said it was agreement of both parties.