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Table 1 Density of GSR particles vs. shooting distance data for (A_.38SME) and (B_.38SME) revolver at different shooting distances

From: The effect of type of firearm and shooting distance on pattern distribution, particle dispersion and amount of gunshot residue

Shooting distance (cm) Density of GSR particles
(A_.38SME) (B_.38SME)
D1 D2 Dtotal D1 D2 Dtotal
3 13.7 ± 0.01 2.2 ± 0.01 15.9 ± 0.01 11.1 ± 0.01 1.5 ± 0.00 12.6 ± 0.01
9 12.3 ± 0.01 2.1 ± 0.01 14.4 ± 0.01 10.5 ± 0.00 1.3 ± 0.01 11.8 ± 0.00
15 12.0 ± 0.01 1.9 ± 0.01 13.9 ± 0.01 8.9 ± 0.01 1.1 ± 0.01 10.0 ± 0.00
21 9.8 ± 0.00 1.6 ± 0.00 11.4 ± 0 8.5 ± 0.00 0.8 ± 0.00 9.3 ± 0.01
30 6.3 ± 0.01 1.0 ± 0.00 7.3 ± 0.01 5.4 ± 0.00 5.4 ± 0.00
40 5.9 ± 0.01 0.9 ± 0.00 6.8 ± 0.01 3.8 ± 0.00 3.8 ± 0.00
45 4.8 ± 0.01 4.8 ± 0.01 3.4 ± 0.00 3.4 ± 0.00
50 3.2 ± 0.01 3.2 ± 0.01 3.2 ± 0.00 3.2 ± 0.00