The ability to act--multiple suicidal gunshot wounds.

  title={The ability to act--multiple suicidal gunshot wounds.},
  author={Petr Hejna and Miroslav {\vS}afr and Lenka Z{\'a}topkov{\'a}},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  volume={19 1},
Multiple self-inflicted gunshot wounds are rare and usually present a challenge to the forensic pathologist in determining the manner of death. Determining a person's capability to act following a gunshot wound can be of major importance in crime scene reconstruction and in differentiation between homicide and suicide. Questions concerning the possibility of physical activity following a given gunshot wound are repeatedly raised in court. We report herein three unusual cases of suicide… CONTINUE READING


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