Reeva was shot with Black Talon ammo

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    It was revealed today that Reeva was shot with Black Talon ammunition which was designed to kill not disable during today's testimony against Oscar Pistorius. Below is a before and after picture of what the bullet looks like in the chamber and after what it looks like when it enters the victim.

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    ...is that why he was puking in a bucket yesterday?
     
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    Pictures of Reeva or negs coming. :mad:
     
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    fletchman71 Well-Known Member

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    The kind of bullets he had in the gun are irrelevant. If I had a handgun for home protection I am also going to use ammo that is meant to kill, not go through someone.
     
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    Pre or Post Black Talon? :dontknow:
     
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    Both? :jerk: :ujerk:
     
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    The testimony was so graphic today that it was not allowed to be broadcast.
     
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    That kinda ammo isn't even legal in the states anymore correct? Because of the massive dmg it does to the body
     
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    Pistorius could win an academy award with the way he was throwing up in a bucket.
     
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    [​IMG]

    The "Bucket" List
     
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    datchguy New Member Banned User

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    Black Talon was just a marketing gimmick, jacketed hollow point rounds are still available to this day.

    The bullet did what it was supposed to, mushroomed out to inflict as much damage as it could to soft tissue while dumping most of the kinetic force into the body. :hat:
     
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    Which is exactly what you want in a bullet for home protection.
     
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    You're thinking of teflon tipped bullets which can go through bullet-proof vests.
     
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    Oh fuck yeah. I keep 168gr Hornady Critical Defense JHP in my G-lock Twainky Deuce, 115gr Hornady Critical Defense in the 9 silly meter. :beer:
     
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    Exactly. I do believe that bullets are meant to kill. Is it better if it's regular ammo? Makes no sense...
     
  18. MutteringJohn

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    Oscar Pistorius vomited repeatedly in the dock today as the pathologist who carried out the post-mortem on Reeva Steenkamp gave a graphic account of her injuries.
    The Paralympian retched into a bucket numerous times as Professor Gert Saayman gave harrowing testimony about the multiple bullet wounds he admits inflicting on his girlfriend.
    Prof Saayman told the court how Miss Steenkamp was struck four times - on the top right of the head, in the right elbow, in the right hip and also in the webbing of her left hand.
    Her right upper arm was shattered, the hip wound could well have been fatal, while that to her head would have incapacitated her immediately.
    The ammunition used were 'Black Talon' bullets designed to 'expand and mushroom' to cause maximum damage, he added.

    The bullets have also been nicknamed 'cop killers' because of their use by criminals.No blood was found in her airways, suggesting she breathed only a few times before dying.
    He also described exit wounds caused by the bullets and other abrasions consistent with the impact of a bullet fired through a wooden object such as a door.

    Prof Saayman, who referred to photographs that were not shown to the gallery, said Miss Steenkamp had been wearing grey Nike shorts and a sleeveless black vest at the time of the shooting.

    He said food found in her stomach suggested she ate within two hours of her death at 3am, which appeared to contradict the athlete's account that the couple went to bed around 10pm.

    As the details were read out, the court was forced to adjourn twice as Pistorius broke down, his shoulders visibly shaking.
    In between bouts of sobbing and retching, Pistorius sat with his head bowed, covering his ears with his hands and a white handkerchief in an attempt to block out Prof Saayman's testimony.
    The judge questioned whether he was well enough to stay in court, but his lawyer Barry Roux insisted the athlete wanted the evidence to continue.
    After lunch, his vomiting intensified and could be heard through the courtroom, according to reporters present in the trial. Microphones had to be turned down to reduce the noise.

    Earlier, Judge Thokozile Masipa had banned live broadcasting and tweeting of evidence by Prof Saayman, head of the forensic medicine department at the University of Pretoria, because of the nature of his evidence.


     
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    More like he was thinking about his new home and friends.

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    A bullet that spreads is less likely to exit the bad guy and hit someone innocent down the road.

    Good thing.