A mixed composition particle highlights the formation mechanism of the weapon memory effect phenomenon.


A shooting event involved several types of ammunition that were all shot from a single firearm. GSR analysis of samples taken from the suspect's hands, hair and from his clothes was carried out. Mixed compositions particles were found among other GSR particles, attributed to the weapon memory effect. SEM/EDX analysis of these particles highlighted a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.02.027


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