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

    Volume 46, Issue 1 (January 2001)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 5


    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

    (Received 3 December 1999; accepted 29 February 2000)

    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.


    Paper ID: JFS14929J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14929J

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