Civilian gunshot wounds

Eiseman, Ben
January 1980
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1980, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
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.


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