Tapes being released in GR gun spree that killed 8

Authorities in Grand Rapids said they're preparing to release audio and video recordings today from an ex-convict's shooting spree in which he killed seven people, then himself. On July 7, 34-year-old Rodrick Dantzler fatally shot two former girlfriends, his 12-year-old daughter and four others related to them. He also wounded two people before taking his own life. Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk said he, Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth and police investigations commander Capt. Jeffrey Hertel will answer questions after releasing the recordings.
AP Wire
Oct 4, 2011


Police said Dantzler couldn’t legally own a firearm because of his criminal record, but used a stolen .40-caliber handgun in the shootings.


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