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    Dear all,

    what is the meaning of "close range" in the following context:

    [Shot by a 9 mm, two in the back, one in the head close range]

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: close range

    NOT A TEACHER

    It means the shots were fired at (from?) short distance.

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    Default Re: close range

    If someone was shot at close range, then the gun was very close to them when it was fired.
    If someone was shot at point-blank range, then the gun was actually touching their skin when it was fired.

    Either way, that's gonna hurt!

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    Default Re: close range

    so "at close range" here is not specified to "head". It's a general reference to the whole shooting (either "back" or "head"... both were at close range" right?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: close range

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    so "at close range" here is not specified to "head". It's a general reference to the whole shooting (either "back" or "head"... both were at close range" right?

    Thanks a lot.
    You can be shot in the leg at close range. It means what the posters above said.

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