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8 July 2011

Agence France Presse

CHICAGO — A man suspected of fatally shooting seven people, including a child, committed suicide late Thursday after a car chase and hostage standoff with police in the US Great Lakes city of Grand Rapids. The two remaining hostages were released safely after the gunman, Rodrick Shonte Dantzler, shot himself dead as police were speaking to him, Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk told reporters. Belk said officers were in the house and talking to Dantzler -- who... (GunPolicy.org)

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