Devin Chandler Killed, Three people were killed in a shooting incident at the University of Virginia campus. Devin Chandler, a former Wisconsin football player was one of the victims in the UVA shooting. As a badger wide receiver, Chandler was a Wisconsin football player in 2020 and 2021. This is the second major football loss in the program’s history, less than 24 hours following the death of Brent Moss, former tailback.
Who was Devin Chandler?
Devin Chandler was a wide receiver/return specialist who played for Wisconsin football in 2020 and 2021. He was a North Carolina native who attended Charlottesville University, Va.
He also spent a portion of his high school years in Tennessee. Chandler was a varsity player for the high school football team. He also played in six games during his two seasons with Badgers. In 2020, he averaged 26.0 yards from six kickoff returns and had two receptions of 28 yards. He also ran once for 18 yards. Chandler did not see an increase in his playing time in 2021 despite a great year. After finishing the 2021 season with a 21.3 yard average on four kickoff returns, Chandler entered the transfer portal in Oct.
Devin Chandler died in the University of Virginia Shooting
Devin Chandler was one of the victims of the University of Virginia shooting on Sunday night. He was a junior at Virginia and played varsity football on the school’s team.
Jim Ryan, the school’s president confirmed the tragic news that Devin Chandler had died at an early age in a press conference Monday morning. The University was locked down until Monday morning.
Three people were killed in a University of Virginia shooting: What happened?
Three people were killed in the horrifying University of Virginia shooting, which took place at 10:40 on Sunday, November 13, 2022. A bus packed with students returned from a field trip was the target of the shooting.
Devin Chandler was among the three people killed in this shooting. Two other victims were identified as Virginia defensive lineman D’Sean Perry, and wide receiver Lavel D. Davis Jr. Perry’s father confirmed his tragic death to a local newspaper.
Police Chief Tim Longo revealed that the suspect was Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., a former Virginia football player. As the investigation continues, he was taken into custody. The campus was placed under lockdown, which ended Monday.Tributes are being offered for Devin Chandler, who died in UVA Shooting.
Everyone is shocked and saddened by Devin Chandler’s sudden death. Social media has seen tributes to Devin Chandler, the young man who suffered a terrible fate on Sunday
Saddening, saddening news this morning. God took one of his most kind, humble, loving soldiers off of the battlefield last night.
Please pray for my family as we are devastated by the passing my cousin Lavel Davis Jr.
— Coach Sean Lampkin (@Coach_Lampkin) November 14, 2022
Prayers for UVA 💔🙏
Lavel Davis Jr., D’Sean Perry, and Devin Chandler tragically lost their lives in a shooting last night… pic.twitter.com/3WCPN3Bnki
— Hayes Fawcett (@Hayesfawcett3) November 14, 2022
both devin chandler and lavel davis were my students. devin was in my class in spring 2022, and lavel is in my class this semester. I am so indescribably sad right now but I wanted to share a few memories of them, because they were wonderful people
— Jack Hamilton (@jack_hamilton) November 14, 2022
Devin Chandler’s funeral arrangements are in progress. An official obituary is also being prepared. We will keep you updated as soon as his family releases information about the final rites.
We send our thoughts and prayers to his family during these difficult times. God grant the soul of the deceased peace.