Unformatted text preview: which it is facing. The barrel of the gun must be triangulated according to two fixed points on scene. But because the barrel could be facing any direction, we must triangulate the handle of the gun. Triangulating this allows for investigators to know where the firearm was and in which direction it was facing. It can be the defining factor as to who shot who and where the shooter was located. 3. The firearm should be photographed in situ and then it should be secured so as to not fire and injure someone. IT should then be packaged in the same water that it was originally submerged in. This prevents rusting and can preserve prints found on the surface of the firearm....
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- Fall '16