The incredible bouncing bullet: projectile exit through the entrance wound

J Forensic Sci. 1993 Sep;38(5):1222-6.


A case of a suicidal gunshot wound of the head where the projectile ricocheted within the calvarium and exited through the entrance wound is reported. Findings at the scene and from examination of the victim and the suspect weapon are presented and discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Forensic Medicine*
  • Humans
  • Suicide
  • Wounds, Gunshot / pathology*