Firearms and adult, domestic homicides. The role of alcohol and the victim.

@article{Muscat1991FirearmsAA,
  title={Firearms and adult, domestic homicides. The role of alcohol and the victim.},
  author={Joshua E. Muscat and Michael S Huncharek},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={105-10}
}
An epidemiological study was conducted to characterize adult, domestic homicides committed with firearms and to determine the role of alcohol intoxication in the likelihood of becoming a homicide victim. Data on 129 homicides in Ohio occurring between 1982 and 1985 were collected from police departments of major cities, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, and county medical examiners. Forty-eight offenders were interviewed. Temporal and geographical patterns are discussed, as… CONTINUE READING

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