Ballistics confirm former patrolman was shooter

| 1/7/2009

In Garland, TX, police say ballistics tests confirm that a former Utah highway patrolman’s pistol was the gun that killed a trucker and a motorist on Dec. 22, 2008.

The Associated Press reports the weapon belonged to Brian Smith who shot himself after a brief standoff with police.

United Van Lines truck driver William Scott Miller and motorist Jorge Lopez were both shot and killed during the shooting spree on roads in the Dallas suburbs.

 – By Reed Black, staff writer