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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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76.

Dan    

Who gives a $h1T about this negro, he has been worm dirt for years now!

664 days ago
77.

whatever    

If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
78.

Jazzyj    

Why was it necessary to stare in the article that he was morbidly obese??

664 days ago
79.

Stephanie    

If he was in the passenger seat of the vehicle, and all the bullets went through the passenger door, why did all of his injuries originate on his LEFT side? That makes zero sense.

664 days ago
80.

whatever    

If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
81.

whatever    

If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
82.

whatever    

If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
83.

whatever    

If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
84.

eyeroll    

Ummm, does no one wonder how a bullet went into the outer left thigh and came out the inner left thigh and hit scrotum when he was shot from the right through the pasenger side door. how the f*** was he sitting in that car?? sounds like its pretty hard to do with someone who is "morbidly obese"

664 days ago
85.

whatever    

@trvpstvr If you're trying to sound intelligent you're failing. Nowhere does it state that bullet

664 days ago
86.

whatever    

...

664 days ago
87.

whatever    

WTF IS WRONG WITH THIS THING IT WON'T POST MY COMMENTS CORRECTLY! Sad day... :( lol

664 days ago
88.

Lance    

Who cares. You live your life as a gangster thug, you DIE like a gangster thug. This was his choice and it all came around.

664 days ago
89.

Lance    

Who cares. You live the life of a ganster thug, you die like a thug.

664 days ago
90.

jerryjones    

Why is anyone the least bit interested?
These morons can all go kill each other and the world will be a better place, and with a lot less crappy so called music.

664 days ago
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