(Audio) Slain Lindeners shot with ammo cops say they haven’t used since ’05
-UK ballistics expert
The ammunition retrieved from the bodies of the three men killed at Linden on July 18 did not match what is currently used by the police, UK ballistics expert Dr. Mark Robinson yesterday told the commission inquiring into the shooting.
“They were all 00 buck[shot] by size and weight but the exhibits recovered from the deceased and injured parties were pellets which had been coated with a light coating of copper, so there is a distinctive copper finish to these pellets whereas the pellets in the round of police ammunition was simply lead. So, I would regard these to be distinguishable from each other, Robinson, a Forensic Scientist of 25 years, testified, while noting that police told him that “00s had not been used since 2005.”
The commission is inquiring into the circumstances surrounding the shooting to death of Allan Lewis, Ron Somerset, and Shemroy Bouyea and the injury of several others near the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.