Grand Rapids Shooting: Suspected Shooter Commits Suicide

The deadly Grand Rapids shooting started on Thursday. An ex-convict went wild in western Michigan, targeting his two ex-girlfriend where he fatally shot both of them as well as five members of their families and this included his own 12-year-old daughter.

grand rapids shootingThe shooting spree started as he tracked down his own daughter killing her and her mother along with the woman’s parents. Then he made his way to another house where he killed yet another ex-girlfriend, her sister and a 10-year-old niece.

It seems that the shooter Rodrick Shonte Dantzler was hunting his victims and he used cocaine and alcohol on the day of the killings.

After leading police on a high-speed chase through downtown Grand Rapids, the 34-year-old former prison inmate started crashed his car and took several hostages into a strangers home and this is where he killed himself with a shot to the head late Thursday night.

Police are not sure why Dantzler went on the shooting spree but they say that clearly the man was not well.


  1. Lasha Poole says:

    My prayers go out to all families involved.

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