Volume 25, Issue 2 (April 1980)

    Determination of Direction of Fire from Graze Gunshot Wounds

    (Received 3 May 1979; accepted 23 August 1979)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    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.


    Author Information:

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


    Stock #: JFS12122J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12122J

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    Title Determination of Direction of Fire from Graze Gunshot Wounds
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