Lansing Firefighter Deliberately Run Over Hit and Run ---
tags: attack on first responder, Michigan, terroristic violence, hit-run, deliberate accident, road rage cover story
1 killed suspect captured September 9, 2015 Lansing Firefighter Deliberately Run Over Hit and Run Motorist Grant Taylor is accused of deliberately and fatally hitting a firefighter with his car after he told police he was angry with the firefighters collecting money for charity and slowing traffic. In frustation, he drove away, then turned around and hit Dennis Rodeman who he had argued with. Suspect charged with murder, failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death and fleeing police.
Alternate theory - anger is just cover story for naked terrorist attack on firefighter that shows that at least some hit and run on pedestrians are deliberate, and could explain other similar incidents where suspect does not offer a believable cover story.
Firefighter killed in 'senseless, unthinkable' Lansing Michigan intentional hit-and-run during charity ... MLive.com Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman was killed by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday while participating in an annual fundraiser, Lansing firefighter killed in intentional hit-and-run, police say "We believe that this was not an accident and that the actions of this individual were intentional," Lansing Police Chief Michael Yankowski said. 22-year-old man was apprehended in connection with the incident after a car chase, a foot chase and a struggle with police. Police are holding him on probable cause for open murder and felony fleeing and eluding.
Sept 14 update Police: Man who killed firefighter mad over traffic delay Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A motorist Grant Taylor accused of deliberately and fatally hitting a firefighter with his car told police he was angry with the firefighters collecting money for charity and slowing traffic, court records show.their response to his frustrations did not satisfy him. He said he drove away, then turned around and hit Dennis Rodeman — a firefighter involved in the conversation charged Thursday with murder, failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death and fleeing police.