Published Online: 1 January 1982
Page Count: 4
Tempered Plate Glass as an Intermediate Target and Its Effects on Gunshot Wound Characteristics
Deputy medical examiner,
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, District of Columbia,
(Received 20 March 1981; accepted 6 May 1981)
Gunshot entrance wounds may be markedly atypical when an intermediate object alters the behavior of a projectile. There may be confusion about weapon caliber, weapon type, and range of fire. A case demonstrating the effects of an intermediate glass target on a wound is presented.
pathology and biology, wound ballistics, ballistics, intermediate target
Paper ID: JFS11467J
Title Tempered Plate Glass as an Intermediate Target and Its Effects on Gunshot Wound Characteristics
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