ANKARA - The suspect in the murder of a 22-year-old Turkish man, who died amid protests in Istanbul on March 13, has been captured with the gun used in the crime, Turkey's Interior Ministry announced in a statement Friday.
Burak Can Karamanoğlu was shot dead when a scuffle between two groups turned into an armed fight in the Okmeydani neighborhood of Istanbul after protests erupted on the evening of March 12 following the funeral of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan.
Forensic laboratories investigating the bullets that caused Karamanoğlu's death have verified that they were shot from the gun captured with its owner, the ministry said.
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