Tempered Plate Glass as an Intermediate Target and Its Effects on Gunshot Wound Characteristics

    Volume 27, Issue 1 (January 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 January 1982

    Page Count: 4


    Dixon, DS
    Deputy medical examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, District of Columbia, Washington, DC

    (Received 20 March 1981; accepted 6 May 1981)

    Abstract

    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.


    Paper ID: JFS11467J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11467J

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    Title Tempered Plate Glass as an Intermediate Target and Its Effects on Gunshot Wound Characteristics
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