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Investigation of the Effects of Laminated Glass on Bullet Deflection

NCJ Number
Journal of Forensic Identification Volume: 63 Issue: 3 Dated: May/June 2013 Pages: 226-232
Gary Wilgus; James Bryan White; Julia Berry
Date Published
June 2013
7 pages
This study examined bullet defection patterns.
This study finds that, because of the gun and ammunition used, bullet deflection varies when penetrating a laminated windshield, but not enough to significantly alter the calculated location of a shooter. All of the rounds, with the exception of two, fell within the generally accepted range of negative five degrees to positive five degrees used in shooting reconstruction. (Published Abstract)