THE SMOKING GUN: A BOSTON STORY December 2002, Nabil Essaid, age During the crime scene search, February 2003, Boston Police officers The suspect Darryl Scott, age 21, 18, was smoking a cigarette in front Boston Police recovered expended attempted to arrest two suspects was apprehended after threatening of the Loews movie theater on cartridge cases. Once submitted to the engaged in drug dealing. One suspect, suicide in a standoff with police. Tremont Street in Boston when he was Ballistics Unit, the cases were imaged the lookout, fled on foot and threatened Scott's firearm, a Glock, .40 caliber shot to death by a person wielding a with IBIS and entered into the NIBIN pursuing officers with a handgun. pistol was retained as evidence as .40 caliber pistol. database. During the chase the suspect well as his receipt for the purchase of discharged the firearm. Police recovered the gun in Arizona. the expended cartridge case. On the same date, the Boston Police Just four hours later, Boston Police On April 26, 2006, Darryl Scott was convict- Department Ballistics Unit examined the Firearms Experts used the NIBIN ed of the Murder of Nabil Essaid in Suffolk fired cartridge case that Scott had database to link Scott's Glock pistol to County Superior Court in Boston and sen- discharged from the Glock pistol. It was the murder of Nabil Essaid. tenced to life in prison. According to The imaged using IBIS and searched against Darryl Scott was subsequently indicted Boston Globe, once the verdict was read the NIBIN database. for murder. Scott become violent and had to be restrained by court officers.