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Sud Med Ekspert. 2006 Jan-Feb;49(1):11-4.

[Forensic medical characteristics of Glock 19 pistol-shot wounds].

[Article in Russian]


An experimental study was made of gun-shot wounds inflicted by shots from a modern stub-barrelled pistol 9mm Glock 19. The study has ascertain characteristics differentiating injuries inflicted by shots from this pistol: specific recoil injury, specific topography, intensity and distribution of begrime, gunpowder and metal particles and relevant lesions. It was found that depth of penetration under the skin depends both on shooting distance and the position of the particle from the inlet.

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