Chapter 5. Range of Firing Estimations and Bullet Hole Examinations

  1. Brian J. Heard

Published Online: 29 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694589.ch5

Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics: Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence, Second Edition

Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics: Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence, Second Edition

How to Cite

Heard, B. J. (2008) Range of Firing Estimations and Bullet Hole Examinations, in Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics: Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694589.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470694602

Online ISBN: 9780470694589

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Range of Fire Estimations;
  • Bullet Hole Identification;
  • bullet wipe mark;
  • gunshot residue;
  • X-ray;
  • stellate tearing;
  • chemical tests;
  • sodium rhodizonate;
  • Walker;
  • Greiss;
  • Marshall;
  • Tewari;
  • Lunge;
  • Harrison & gilroy;
  • Dithiooxamide;
  • SEM;
  • non-toxic primers;
  • Infra-Red photography;
  • shot dispersion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Use of X-ray Photography

  • Range of Firing Estimations for Pistols and Rifles

  • Chemical Tests for Range of Firing Estimations and Bullet Entry/Exit Hole Identification

  • Range of Firing Estimations for Shotguns

  • References

  • Further Reading