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4 December 2012

Australian (Sydney)

A man shot dead by police last year after allegedly pointing a Glock pistol at two men failed a firearm inspection on the same weapon just months earlier. Under the Firearms Act, officers must seize weapons that haven't been stored properly, an inquest has been told. Rodney Elkass, 37, allegedly pointed the pistol during a confrontation with two men in Castle Hill in northwestern Sydney on September 29 last year. Minutes later, three plainclothed officers who spotted... (

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