Fallout Shelter recently added melee / hand-to-hand weapons to the game.

How do SPECIAL stats enhance hand-to-hand attacks as opposed to SPECIAL attributes enhancing ranged weapon (gun) attacks? Is there a difference, and if so, what is it?

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i been playing the game for a decent bit of time and I had a dweller with 4 in strength (who had a baseball bat with 5-15 dmg) and over time he has been in the gym area and i got him to up his strength 2 and the damage hasn't changed so from what i can tell it is the same as a gun in the strength stat

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