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Bipolar gunman murders 10-year-old daughter and six others in bloody Michigan shooting

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michigan-shootingA BIPOLAR ex-con gunned down his daughter, ex-girlfriend and five others in a bloody rampage in Michigan.


Rodrick Shonte Dantzler then took others hostage but shot himself dead as police negotiators talked to him on the telephone in Grand Rapids.

The 34-year-old, used a handgun to shoot dead his 10-year-old daughter and six others at two addresses police said he had a personal connection to.

Police called to the scene were quickly in pursuit and a high-speed chase was ensued before Dantzler tok refuge in an apparently randomly selected house where hostages were taken.

Two other people were shot during a gunfight with police but niether suffered life-threatening injuries.
Family members said Dantzler, who was bipolar,  had been released recently from prison for an assault conviction and  was off his medication.

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