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Ir J Forensic Med 2018, 24(1): 53-59 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of Bullet Shooting Rresults in Referral Death to the Kahrizak Hall of Legal Medicine Organization from 2010 to 2014
Fares Najjari *
Assistant Professor of Legal Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , fares.hospital@yahoo.com
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Background: Given that police statistics show awareness of the fact that the use of firearms and more generally the availability of firearms in the country has increased. The study of dead-bullets can provide valuable information on changing patterns of use. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the shooting of the bullets that led to the death of the Kahrizak Hall of Legal Medicine Organization from 2010 to 2014.
Methodology:This is a descriptive and analytical research which is applied in terms of purpose and a census study in terms of data collection. 220 gunshot death cases were examined in a dissection hall of Legal Medicine Organization for a five-year period. The statistical analysis of the collected data was conducted via SPSS software (Ed. 18) and chi-square test.
Results: The research samples of this study included 95.9% male and 4.1% female corpses. The average age of the deceased persons was 31.5. In 41.4% of cases of gunshot injury, the main hurt organ was brain, while in 47.3% of cases the injured area of body has been head. 23.3% of gunshot death cases were suicides and 31.1% have been homicides. 60.5% of cases under study were handgun shootings. 47.1% of suicide cases were occurred at home, 41.3% of cases were street homicides, 48.8% of the cases under study were accidental gunshots in military camps, and 90.6% were gunshot deaths following the street clashes with police.         
Conclusion: The results of this study emphasize the existence of a relationship between the availability of weapons and the rate of suicide. In addition, many cases of shotgun deaths occur accidentally in military camps and by soldiers, which can be prevented by interventions.
Keywords: Epidemiology, Gunshot, Legal medicine
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Forensic Medicine
Received: 2016/06/28 | Accepted: 2018/04/8 | Published: 2018/06/5
* Corresponding Author Address: Assistant Professor of Legal Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Najjari F. Investigation of Bullet Shooting Rresults in Referral Death to the Kahrizak Hall of Legal Medicine Organization from 2010 to 2014. Ir J Forensic Med. 2018; 24 (1) :53-59
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