Determination of Direction of Fire from Graze Gunshot Wounds

    Volume 25, Issue 2 (April 1980)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 April 1980

    Page Count: 8


    Dixon, DS
    Chief, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.

    (Received 3 May 1979; accepted 23 August 1979)

    Abstract

    Careful examination of experimentally produced graze bullet wounds of skin demonstrates that specific wound characteristics may be useful in determining the direction in which the projectile traversed the skin surface. These principles are applied to actual cases with known circumstances.


    Paper ID: JFS12122J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12122J

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