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contact ring

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contact ring

FORENSICS

Definition A funnel-shaped skin depression surrounded by marginal abrasion and bruising of the epidermis, which is seen in a zero range (execution type, contact) gunshot wound. Such wounds typically leave a “fingerprint” of the firearm’s muzzle. 

Reference http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/faculty/nute/mtdistance.html 

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