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NCJ Number: 158075 Find in a Library
Title: Tandem Bullets Versus Multiple Gunshot Wounds
Journal: Journal of Forensic Sciences  Volume:40  Issue:5  Dated:(September 1995)  Pages:893-895
Author(s): J M Jentzen; M Lutz; R Templin
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 3
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article describes the case of a female homicide victim who was shot multiple times by two assailants.
Abstract: Four bullets recovered from the victim's head originated from two apparent entrance wounds. Three of those bullets entered through one wound. Examination of the bullets, the weapon, and the wound confirmed there were three separate gunshot discharges through an apparent single perforation. The presence of a tandem bullet was eliminated through this analysis. 6 figures and 3 references
Main Term(s): Science and Technology
Index Term(s): Ballistics; Bullet hole identification; Criminology
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