This is a 7 year old boy who was the victim of accidental gun shot injury in the left hemi-thorax.
P-A chest x-ray - Lat. chest x-ray
He had left hemo-pneumothorax which was drained with antibiotic cover. The bullet was left in place because:
1- High velocity missile
3- Fixed and not moving
4- Not harming vital tissues
Later on it will be surrounded by fibrous tissues.