Year: 1984 Source: Journal of Forensic Sciences, v.29, no.2, (April 1984), p.670-678 SIEC No: 19850400

Stud guns hilti (powder-actuated fastening tools) are a commonly used construction tool. Accidental injuries & fatalities are no longer frequent, presumably because of current safety features & practices. A case of an intentional fatal wound (suicide) is described. A literature review of stud gun injuries is also presented.