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Man who supplied gun in fatal spree pleads guilty

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 12:51 PM

It was illegal for Michael Allen to supply a gun to Roderic Dantzler because Dantzler was an ex-convict who wasn't supposed to have weapons.

Allen is a 35-year-old Grand Rapids resident and faces up to 10 years in federal prison when he returns to court on Nov. 18. He pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Dantzler killed seven people during a shooting spree, including his estranged wife and their 12-year-old daughter. He also killed himself.

Federal prosecutors said ex-convict Joseph Krul pleaded guilty in May to possessing the same gun before Dantzler got it.

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