The jury at the Dale Cregan trial earlier heard that the gun used to shoot David Short was used to murder PC Fiona Bone and PC Nicola Hughes.
Prosecutor Nicholas Clarke QC said bullets recovered from Mr Short's body were found to have come from a Glock-type pistol following tests. He told the jury:
This was the Glock that Cregan would use again, on the 18th September, 2012, when he murdered PC Fiona Bone and PC Nicola Hughes.
The trial will resume on Friday morning after being adjourned this afternoon.
More top news
Laura Schwartz, former White House aide to Bill Clinton, tells ITV News about the importance of the inauguration.
The council blames Westminster for cutting funding and say the rise is crucial to be able to afford social care.
Tom Bradby will present an ITV News special programme live from Washington DC as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th American President.