Rebirth of Exploding Ammunition—A Report of Six Human Fatalities

    Volume 26, Issue 4 (October 1981)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 October 1981

    Page Count: 9


    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.

    (Received 16 December 1980; accepted 1 April 1981)

    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.


    Paper ID: JFS11416J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11416J

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