Volume 26, Issue 4 (October 1981)

    Rebirth of Exploding Ammunition—A Report of Six Human Fatalities

    (Received 16 December 1980; accepted 1 April 1981)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    We report six human fatalities caused by exploding handgun bullets. There appears to be no significant wounding difference between exploding and nonexploding ammunition. The history and diagnostic characteristics of exploding bullets are stressed.


    Author Information:

    Davis, JH
    Chief medical examiner, Dade County, Fla.

    Tate, LG
    Associate medical examiner, Broward County Medical Examiner's Office, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    DiMaio, VJM
    Chief medical examiner, Medical Examiner's Office, San Antonio, Tex.


    Stock #: JFS11416J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11416J

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    Title Rebirth of Exploding Ammunition—A Report of Six Human Fatalities
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