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Walnut Creek Police Department
Tuesday August 4th, 2015 :: 11:09 a.m. PDT


Followup to Walnut Creek Murder/Suicide investigation on 07/21/15

There has been nothing in this investigation to suggest anyone else was involved or had any knowledge of Scott Bertics’ plans prior to the tragedy occurring on 7/21/15. There were two firearms used by Bertics on 7/21/15. Both weapons were built by Bertics, who secretly ordered various parts through the mail. There has been no evidence located to suggest any of the retailers who sold the parts and/or accessories did anything illegal. For more information on “ghost guns” and the legality of such weapons, refer to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) website.

Walnut Creek Police Department
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5844

Lanny Edwards
Lieutenant Investigations Bureau

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