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Fri July 8, 2011
Victims names released in Grand Rapids shooting
Kevin Belk, Grand Rapids Police Chief, released the names of the victims killed in yesterday's shooting rampage.
At a home on Brynell Court NE, Rodrick Shonte Dantzler killed Jennifer Heeren, 29, his estranged wife, their daughter, Kamrie Heeren-Dantzler, 12, and Jennifer's parents, Rebecca Lynn Heeren, 52, and Thomas Heeren, 51.
At a home on Plainfield Avenue, Kimberlee Emkins, ex-girlfriend of Dantzler, Amanda Emkins, 27, Kimberlee's sister and Marissa Lynn Emkins, 10, Amanda's daughter, were also shot and killed.
Two people were wounded as Dantzler shot from his car while fleeing police. Those people suffered minor injuries.