Volume 36, Issue 4 (July 1991)

    Gunshot Residue Particles Formed by Using Different Types of Ammunition in the Same Firearm

    (Received 1 October 1990; accepted 30 October 1990)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Examples of some exceptional compositions of gunshot residue particles, formed by using different types of ammunition in the same firearm, are presented. The composition that may be encountered in casework may differ appreciably from the “classic” criteria for identification of gunshot residues. This fact must therefore be taken into account by the expert when interpreting case results, and thus, every case has to be dealt with on an individual basis.


    Author Information:

    Zeichner, A
    Head and scientific officers, Toolmarks and Materials Laboratory, Division of Identification and Forensic Science, National Police Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    Springer, E
    Head and scientific officers, Toolmarks and Materials Laboratory, Division of Identification and Forensic Science, National Police Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    Levin, N
    Head and scientific officers, Toolmarks and Materials Laboratory, Division of Identification and Forensic Science, National Police Headquarters, Jerusalem,


    Stock #: JFS13117J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13117J

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    Title Gunshot Residue Particles Formed by Using Different Types of Ammunition in the Same Firearm
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    Committee E30