Originally Posted by robocop10mm
The nice thing is if the case lacks powder, most of the time the bullet will not get far enough into the barrel to allow a subsequent round to chamber.
True... But this one would have.
Once back to the house and with the squib still lodged, I dropped a live round into the "disassembled" barrel. It dropped in and fully seated.
Been preaching this potential for years now... just happy the example that proved my point occurred in the hands of a fellow vet who knew better than to blindly rack the slide and pull the trigger again.