Gunshot Residue

Gateway Analytical’s court qualified forensic experts have more than 18 years of experience in gunshot residue analysis using scanning electron microscopy/energy dispersive spectroscopy (SEM/EDS).

Gateway Analytical employs automated SEM/EDS to investigate:

  • Particles consistent and characteristic of gunshot residue
  • Suicide Investigation
  • Criminal and Civil GSR related cases

Turnaround Time & Cost

We pride ourselves in our ability to perform high quality work in a timely and cost effective manner. Gateway Analytical’s trace evidence experts can analyze and report on gunshot residue evidence with a turnaround time of 2-5 business days from when the sample is received. We have two automated SEM/EDS instruments to ensure there is no backlog of work and your evidence is handled in a timely manner.

Expert Testimony Services

Gateway Analytical can also provide expert testimony services if needed. Our team includes three court-qualified trace evidence examiners who provide expert testimony.

Quality Assurance

Gateway Analytical is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and ASCLD/LAB-International accredited laboratory. We take care to ensure our forensic lab provides the highest quality work and working environment.