The bullet is a 9mm Luger with the R-P head stamp indicating point of manufacture from Remington-Peters. What is unfortunate, I do not know when or where this particular lot of ammo was purchased. I do know that I have not purchased Remington-Peters ammo within the past 5 years.
After noting that defect, I did inspect my ammo stock looking for more R-P head stamp markings and for any sign of cartridge deformity. That cartridge was one of four remaining live rounds.
While case inspection is necessary prior to reloading a case and final inspection of the finished cartridge is necessary after reloading, it is a good idea to do a quick visual check of all your ammo prior to use.
It is likely this round would not have fed into the chamber and possibly jammed the semi-auto slide creating a potential hazard condition.
OutdoorWire, 4x4Wire, JeepWire, TrailTalk, MUIRNet-News, and 4x4Voice are all trademarks and publications of OutdoorWire, Inc. and MUIRNet Consulting. Copyright (c) 1999-2019 OutdoorWire, Inc and MUIRNet Consulting - All Rights Reserved, no part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without express written permission. You may link freely to this site, but no further use is allowed without the express written permission of the owner of this material. All corporate trademarks are the property of their respective owners.