Incident

7-07-2011 Michigan Grand Rapids 9-1

Location

July 07, 2011

Incident Address
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kimberlee Emkens
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jennifer Heeren
  • Age: 29
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kamrie Heeren-Dantzler
  • Age: 12
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Amanda Emkens
  • Age: 27
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Marisa Emkens
  • Age: 10
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Robert Poore
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: April Swanson
  • Age: 35
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Thomas Heeren
  • Age: 51
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Rebecca Heeren
  • Age: 52
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Rodrick Shonte Dantzler
  • Age: 34
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Spree Shooting (multiple victims, multiple locations)
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Backfill

Notes

held Joyce Bean, her SO Steve Helderman, and Meg Holmes hostage in a home on Rickman Avenue NE before committing suicide; shootings also took place at 2046 Plainfield Ave;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 30
State House District: 81