Published Online: 1 October 1981
Page Count: 9
Chief medical examiner, Dade County, Fla.
Associate medical examiner, Broward County Medical Examiner's Office, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Chief medical examiner, Medical Examiner's Office, San Antonio, Tex.
(Received 16 December 1980; accepted 1 April 1981)
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.
Paper ID: JFS11416J