The Notorious B.I.G.’s Autopsy Report, Only 1 Of 4 Gunshot Wounds Was Fatal
15 years have passed since the Notorious B.I.G. was killed in Los Angeles, and fans still want to get all the details they can on the still officially unsolved murder. Now, the autopsy report showing the exact nature the late Christopher Wallace’s injuries and his specific cause of death has been let out.
TMZ has acquired the autopsy report which confirms what we already knew, that Biggie was shot four times on Wilshire Blvd. while seated in the passenger seat of Chevy Suburban. But the report gives a little more. It details exactly where the 24 year-old rapper was hit and how he died.
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.
After the shooting, B.I.G. was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:15am.
A recent tribute to B.I.G. is that he is on the latest cover of Rolling Stone magazine.