FBI Bullet Lead Analysis…whoops.

Guess this is old news but new to me. Amazing this went unnoticed for 40 years.

Tobin says the Quantico lab was the only place in the country that did bullet lead analysis, and the assertion that you could actually match a bullet fragment to a specific batch or box of bullets went unchallenged for 40 years — until Tobin retired in 1998 and decided to do his own study, discovering that the basic premise had never actually been scientifically tested.

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