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Gun Dealer Confesses To Selling Gun To Cop Killer

Last updated on Thursday, September 20, 2007

(SOUTH BEND) - A gun dealer charged with selling a gun used by the man who fatally shot a South Bend police officer has changed his plea to guilty.

Seventy-one-year-old Ronald Wedge of Bristol has acknowledged in federal court that he falsified information when he sold a .22 caliber handgun to Scott Barnaby at an April 21st gun show.

Three days later, Corporal Nick Polizzotto was killed while investigating reports of gunfire.

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