When a dedicated shooting reconstruction team is not immediately available, the first crime scene investigators on the scene need to properly document the condition of the scene and preserve evidence that will be needed for the reconstruction. This paper offers suggested guidelines for crime scene investigators to properly document and preserve evidence in a shooting scene for later processing by a shooting reconstruction team.
A Practical Guide to Shooting Scene Preservation for Crime Scene Investigators
DeFrance, Charles S.; Rosati, Carlo J. A Practical Guide to Shooting Scene Preservation for Crime Scene Investigators. J. Assoc. Crime Scene Recon., 2009, 15(3), 29-39.