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Notorious B.I.G.

Autopsy Report

Reveals Graphic Details

12/7/2012 7:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Christopher Wallace
sustained gunshot wounds to his chest, shoulder, leg, forearm and scrotum on the night he was murdered in L.A. back in 1997 ... this according to the never-before-seen autopsy report, just obtained by TMZ.

The report confirms Wallace -- who was listed at 6'1", 395 lbs -- was struck a total of 4 times in a drive-by shooting on Wilshire Blvd while the 24-year-old rapper sat in the passenger seat of a Chevy Suburban.

According to the report, 3 of the shots were NOT fatal.

-- Gunshot #1 struck Wallace in the left forearm and traveled down to his wrist.
-- Gunshot #2 struck Wallace in the back, missed all vital organs, and exited through his left shoulder.
-- Gunshot #3 struck Wallace on his outer left thigh and exited through his inner left thigh.

The reports says ... after Gunshot #3 exited the thigh, "the projectile strikes the left side of the scrotum, causing a very shallow, 3/8 inch linear laceration."

The fatal bullet was Gunshot #4 ... which entered Wallace's body through his right hip and ripped its way through several vital organs ... before coming to rest in his left shoulder area.

According to the report, the bullet perforated Wallace's colon, liver, heart and the upper lobe of his left lung.

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Immediately after the shooting Wallace was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Hospital -- where doctors performed an emergency thoracotomy ... but it was too late. Wallace was pronounced dead at 1:15 AM.

According to the report, all 4 of the gunshots traveled through the Suburban passenger door before striking Wallace. Two of the bullets were found on the gurney that transported Wallace to the hospital. Another bullet was discovered at the hospital when the body was turned over after doctors had pronounced him dead.

During the autopsy, the coroner listed Wallace as "morbidly obese." A toxicology test revealed Wallace had no traces of drugs or alcohol in his system at the time of his death.

Wallace's body was eventually ID'd by his mother and wife.

One last thing ... on one of the pages of the autopsy report, there is a note scribbled under the headline "Other Pertinent Information" which reads: "Decedent may be rap singer."

Wallace was 24.

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341 COMMENTS

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136.

Phishie from Philly    

Couldn't they us a morbidly obese chart?
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652 days ago
137.

Stormy    

More than likely cause of death was a whole chicken lodged in his throat! When you sell drugs to children this is what you deserve.

652 days ago
138.

MrEguy    

Has anyone read the story from the LA Weekly? Google this: Cop's Book Says Sean Combs, Suge Knight Ordered Tupac and Biggie Killings

652 days ago
139.

MrEguy    

read the story in the LA weekly: http://www.laweekly.com/2011-10-06/news/cop-s-book-says-sean-combs-suge-knight-ordered-tupac-and-biggie-killings/5/

652 days ago
140.

indryani    

All that I have to say is that someone got paid big bucks to do it,still they are nowhere to be found,,I think is someone that knew notorious B.I.G.,was like a competition for them,,he is out there making big money,he knows who he is and he is very famous too,

652 days ago
141.

JP    

Thug Life....Thug Death.

652 days ago
142.

Kifferslady    

Never surprises me when a thug rapper gets gunned down.

652 days ago
143.

Toallthehatersoftheworld    

He wasn't a thug rapper rip biggie

652 days ago
144.

Quiet    

unsolved murders should never be put away. they should be rehashed daily for decades till the crime is solved.

652 days ago
145.

Jay    

How do you get shot in your outer left thigh from the right ?

652 days ago
146.

Jay    

WTF? How do you get shot on the outer left thigh from the right?

652 days ago
147.

Augi    

The shooter was Wardell Fouse, AKA "Poochie."

The person who ordered & paid Fouse to do the hit was Marion Knight, AKA "Suge."

And those are the facts.

652 days ago
148.

Sincerity    

Why rehash all of this unless someone is about to be charged for this crime? TMZ probably got wind of something that's going to break this case "WIDE OPEN"!!! If so, justice just may be served!!! Better "LATE" than "NEVER"!!! RIP BIGGIE!!!

652 days ago
149.

Mali    

In 1997 there was no tablets. I know the future...

652 days ago
150.

pb    

Harry Billups aka Amir Muhammad who was hired by Suge Knight killed Biggie.

652 days ago
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