Wounding Effects of the AK‐47 Rifle Used by Patrick Purdy in the Stockton, California, Schoolyard Shooting of January 17, 1989

@article{Fackler1990WoundingEO,
  title={Wounding Effects of the AK‐47 Rifle Used by Patrick Purdy in the Stockton, California, Schoolyard Shooting of January 17, 1989},
  author={Martin L. Fackler and John A. Malinowski and Stephen W. Hoxie and A Jason},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={11},
  pages={185–189}
}
The limited disruption produced in tissue simulant by the rifle and bullets used in the Stockton, California, schoolyard shooting is entirely consistent with the autopsy reports on the five children who died of their wounds. It is also entirely consistent with well-documented battlefield studies and with previous tissue-simulant studies from many laboratories. It is inconsistent with many exaggerated accounts of assault-rifle wounding effects described by the media in the aftermath of this… 
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