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Man Accused Of Selling Rodrick Dantzler Gun Used In Shooting Spree Awaits Sentencing

The man accused of selling Rodrick Dantzler the gun he used to go on a shooting spree in 2011 pleaded guilty during a plea hearing Wednesday in federal court.

Michael James Allen was charged with “selling and otherwise disposing of a firearm to a felon”.

Prosecutors say Allen sold the gun, a Glock, Model 19, 9 mm semiautomatic pistol, to Dantzler who was also known as “Lashone” at the time.

They say Allen should have known Dantzler was a felon, making the sale illegal.

Dantzler used the gun to kill seven people in Grand Rapids on July 7, 2011, including members of the Herren family and his own daughter, Kamrie.

A plea agreement was entered on June, 27, but Allen still had to plead guilty before the judge at Wednesday’s hearing.

He was released on a $35,000 bond.

Sentencing is scheduled for November.

2 comments

  • honestly

    Geesh! talk about beating a dead horse! every year you all bring this idiot Dantzler up!
    Three words: Let it go!

  • George

    Hard to let it go when the mainstream media keeps insisting that lawful gun owners ( and the NRA ) are responsible for the violence on the street

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