Who was Michael Chandler? Big Stone Gap police Officer dead after shot

Who was Michael Chandler? Michael Chandler is an Big Stone Gap police Officer who died on 13 Nov 2021, after the shot while performing a welfare check died Saturday evening, according to authorities.

Who was Michael Chandler

According to reports the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Orr Street of Big Stone Gap just before 5 a.m.,

Officials said Michael Chandler stopped with a person just after 4 a.m. who asked him to conduct a welfare check on an person at a vacant home in the 2500 block of Orr Street.


“When Officer Chandler arrived at the residence, he encountered at least one individual,” sources said, “It was during this encounter that Officer Chandler was shot.”

The Wise County Sheriff’s found Officer Chandler lying unconscious in a ditch along the home’s driveway, officials said.

“His patrol car and another vehicle were both at the scene, but there was no other person at the scene,” Authorities said.


Michael Chandler Biography, Age, Wife, Family, and more

NameMichael Chandler
Real NameMichael Chandler
Age29 Years old
Date of Birth1992
Date of Death13 November 2021
Cause of DeathGun Shot
ProfessionPolice Officers
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
Education QualificationSoon Update
ParentsSoon Update
Martial StatusSingle
GirlfriendNot revealed

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Suspected Man apprehended at a Tennessee motel

Troopers said a 33-year-old Big Stone Gap man was apprehended just before 8 p.m. at the Travel Inn on Lynn Garden Drive in Kingsport, Tennessee, following an “extensive search and investigation by local, state and federal law enforcement.”

The suspect, who was arrested without incident by Kingsport Police, is being held on probation violations out of South Carolina and Wise County, Virginia. Officials said charges related to the shooting are pending.


The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing in coordination with Big Stone Gap Police, the Wise County Sheriff’s Office and Wise County Commonwealth’s Attorney Chuck Slemp, officials said.

The United States Marshals Service offered a $10,000 reward for information that led to the location and apprehension of the person who shot Chandler.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age of Michael Chandler?

29 Years old (at the time of death)


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