Aggressions Committed with White Weapons and Injuries Caused
5 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2019
Date Written: June 30, 2019
Violence is one of the negative signs of our time, without age, gender and continent limitations, combining peace partnerships with bloody crimes. Aggressions using white weapons are more frequent than other vulnerable agents due to accessibility to these objects. Guns such as the knife, the ax were originally designed as tools; they were the first tools of humanity. But with time, they became weapons. There is a difference of the “weapon”, a distinction that lies not in the material from which they are made but in the way humans use them. Thus, by using them as a “weapon”, the rights of the human being are violated which implies liability in accordance with the law. White weapons are part of the category of mechanical traumatic agents, acting on the skin they always affect its anatomical integrity. Classification of white weapons is important because the lesions have characteristic shapes depending on the properties of the white weapon that created them.
Keywords: body integrity, lesion, white weapon, violence
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