TITLE

Civilian gunshot wounds

AUTHOR(S)
Eiseman, Ben
PUB. DATE
January 1980
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1980, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents two cases of civilian gunshot wounds. The first case was that of a 20-year old man who was shot in the left side with a handgun. The second case was that of a 29-year old man who was shot in the left side by a .38 caliber handgun. Civilian gunshot wounds are usually caused by low velocity, relatively small caliber missiles. Ballistic specialists spend their time studying the pattern of holes created by the bullets.
ACCESSION #
22726495

 

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