Shot in the head
the shot in the head is a cause of death and also an execution method. With the shot in the head the victim with a hand-held weapon a projectile is shot into the head. Death occurs under normal conditions immediately , because the brain is irreparably damaged by the penetration with the projectile. In some cases can destroy ball in addition, only one part of the brain fabric and only blindness or other handicaps with further vitality release.
Some countries, as for example the People's Republic of China, exekutieren nowadays their to death condemned with a shot in the head. Also the police is entitled to kill in some situations the author concerned with the “final rescue shot “this is for example with takings of hostages the case, if a victim stands in direct danger and no further way out is more possible. The fatal shot is in the interest of the media moved, since police units may use these with suicide assassins, in order the bomb, the these at the body does not carry also in particular not to the detonation to bring.
The shot in the head is with Suizidenten due to fast occurring death a frequently used method.
The shot in the head is beside the sheet shot one of the few firing kinds, with which the contactors it can go almost surely that the victim will die immediately or few seconds later. This characteristic makes it indispensable in the military and police use, since snipers are inclined under normal conditions to it to set the shot off into the “dead man's zone” (upper face half) and to immediately kill thus the target object.