linked those two cases with six other handgun killings.
At least two local homicides were committed with an SKS rifle, and police plan to conduct ballistics tests
to see whether the weapon in Barbosa's possession was involved, Sheehan said.
last night linked the rifle found in their vehicle with 11 of the bullets used in the shootings that terrorised the US capital for three weeks.
Officers said the weapon has been sent for forensic and ballistics tests
Officers seized the gun and ballistics tests
will be done on the firearm, police said.
are also carried out using a giant water tank.
Officers are waiting for the results of ballistics tests
to establish the calibre and type of weapon used in the hit.
Interior Minister Loutfi Ben Jeddou told reporters that ballistics tests
on the 9mm bullets used in the attack showed it came from the same weapon used to kill opposition leader Chokri Belaid in February.
were also able to determine which specific M14 rifle it was fired from.
The ballistics tests
suggest that the material's parallel layers of glassy and rubbery ingredients enhance its bullet-stopping power by 30 percent, a team reports November 6 in Nature Communications.
Strathclyde Police have refused to confirm any details of the weapons until forensic and ballistics tests
have been completed.
Keine was released when his conviction was quashed in late 1975 after the actual perpetrator, Kerry Lee, confessed to the crime and ballistics tests
linked Lee to the murder weapon.