Year: 1998 Source: Journal of Forensic Science, v.43, no.3, (May 1998), p.712-714 SIEC No: 19980897

Atypical gunshot wounds due to ricochet & intermediate targets have been well described in the literature. The authors present a case of suicide with an atypical entrance wound & bullet without rifling marks due to 9 mm ammunition being loaded and fired from a 40 caliber semiautomatic pistol. (4 refs.)