Projectiles designed either to stop in the body or cause a great deal of tissue upset work much better at immediately stopping the threat…When using rifle ammunition with projectiles designed specifically for personal defense, such as Winchester’s new .223 PDX1 loadings, fragmentation is assured. Bullets striking an intruder will separate into smaller, lighter pieces and—most likely—not overpenetrate and exit the body as errant shrapnel. All of the energy generated will then be transferred into the target.
— “Long Guns, Short Yardage: Is .223 the Best Home Defense Caliber?”, February 10, 2012.
Guns & Ammo review of .223 caliber rifle; a Bushmaster .223 was used in Newtown, CT.
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Kid Crying at the Park, c. 2012
Lomographic BW100 “Earl Grey”
Pentax Spotmatic SP500