Volume 46, Issue 1 (January 2001)

    Wounding Characteristics of Glaser Safety Ammunition: A Report of Three Cases

    (Received 3 December 1999; accepted 29 February 2000)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Handgun ammunition that contains multiple pellets (birdshot) comes in two forms. We describe here the autopsy and radiographic findings in three individuals who were fatally wounded with Glaser safety ammunition and contrast the findings to those reported in shot shell injuries.


    Author Information:

    Prendergast, NC
    Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY

    Tamburri, R
    Detective, New York City Police Department, Firearms Analysis Section, Jamaica, N.Y.

    de Roux, SJ
    Office of Chief Medical Examiner and New York University Medical Center, New York, NY


    Stock #: JFS14929J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14929J

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    Title Wounding Characteristics of Glaser Safety Ammunition: A Report of Three Cases
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