Armed and dangerous man in custody after Caruthersville, MO shooting

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - An armed and dangerous man is now in police custody after a shooting on Friday, March 30.

Police have taken 54-year-old Michael Chandler into custody after Caruthersville Police responded to a shooting in the 700 block of West 4th Street.

Chandler is being charged with first-degree assault with a deadly weapon or instrument, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

He is being held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center on a $100,000 cash bond.

According to Caruthersville Police Chief Tony Jones, an ongoing dispute between Chandler and the victim resulted in Friday's shooting.

The victim is a man in his 50's and he is in stable condition at a hospital in Memphis.

Caruthersville Police Department and Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department are investigating.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is asked to contact Caruthersville PD or Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department.

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