‘Murder Weapon’ Mystery Solved
12/23/2017 1:00 AM PST
The gun L.A. cops considered was utilised to murder Tupac Shakur has been positioned — TMZ tracked it down, and conspiracy theorists are gonna love this.
TMZ broke the story … ballistic testing on the .40 caliber Glock observed in Compton — back in 1998 — showed it matched the just one fired in the 1996 Tupac shooting. The thriller was where the the gun went soon after that testing. Neither LA cops nor Las Vegas cops knew for sure, but we’ve figured out the feds essentially had it final … and it really is been wrecked. Now this is why.
ATF agents did the testing in 2006. Though it did arrive up as a possible match for the Tupac weapon, it also perhaps matched a further unsolved case in Las Vegas … in accordance to ATF spokesperson Ginger Colbrun. She tells us the ATF then despatched the weapon to Vegas.
The Glock sat in storage until finally 2013 when the ATF was getting stock.
Colbrun claims as component of conventional ops, the company decides what to do with items soon after a even though. They checked with Las Vegas cops, who signed off on the weapon being wrecked … and it was, together with a stockpile of other unneeded guns.
It is really gone. That is it. Case NOT closed.