Experts are often asked what kind of entrance and exit wounds are produced by ammunition. The rounds in the photograph below are hollow point bullets similar to the rounds fired from the Thompson sub-machine gun I'm holding in the top and…
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Billy Buck's heart pert-near stopped cold when he realized he was out of bullets. He frantically dug his grubby and stubby fingers down into each of the pockets of his crud-caked moldy jeans. Nothing. No bullets. He'd have to bare-knuckle and…
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Using fired bullets and casing examinations to solve murders is not a new thing. Not at all. In fact, I recall a case I worked back in the 80s where a man was murdered/executed by a drug dealer and a couple of his "employees."They'd kidnapped…
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