Published Online: 1 May 1998
Page Count: 3
Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI
Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office, West Palm Beach, FL
(Received 25 July 1997; accepted 27 August 1997)
Atypical gunshot wounds due to ricochet and intermediate targets have been well described in the literature. We represent a case of suicide with an atypical entrance wound and bullet without rifling marks due to 9 mm ammunition being loaded and fired from a 40 caliber semiautomatic pistol.
Paper ID: JFS16208J