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Las Vegas autopsies out. At least one of the 2+ (my opinion) shooters used hollowpoints. I'm 8-10 victims into results. Expecting more surprises. So far mostly chest wounds with some head wounds, mostly single bullet. Thanks, @LauraLoomer

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I should correct that just a bit. ALL causes of death that I have seen so far are single-bullet wound cases to head or thorax.
This appears to be a *non-hollow-point* jacketed bullet fired from above, consistent with the Mandalay Bay shooting position, because downward is discernible in wound, deformation only. Raises loose hypothesis that less common hollow-point .223 was the second shooter.

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So far toxicology is only showing several alcohol and one cocaine girl.
Another apparently downward fully jacketed recovered bullet. Ovoid entrance (mentioned above image shown) is interesting, opening possibility of bullet yawing or tumbling. Seems consistent with MB shooting position.

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Wounds, tattoos, bullet recovery, ID, witness statements, all taken together may allow a detailed picture to emerge, possibly further validating second shooter according to @HealthRanger acoustic evidence and other information.

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Here is another one which is typical of the "highly fragmenting group". I'm not completely convinced that this evidence is showing a second shooter, as opposed to another pattern, but it does seem that bullets are falling into two groups.

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This one strikes a rib and fragments, leaving core in center. Can't really draw a conclusion on this one.

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This one is through the neck, back to front, downward, strikes vertebrae with no fragmentation, and appears at first to be consistent with the MB shooting position.

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Head wound, downward, skull fracture, non-fragmenting projectile, bullet photographed. Exit wound is from skull fragments. Seems consistent with MB.

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Head and neck, front to back, spinal cord, partially fragmented, recovered jacket and part of core.

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Head shot from front with a high degree of fragmentation.

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Cross-wise front with fragmentation. LVMPD has/had the bullet evidence.

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This one is extremely interesting. A back-to-front wound of the arm, downward and not recovered, and a front-to-back wound of the face (upward) with fragmentation and a yellow metal jacket recovered. This is the first one with two wounds.

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Another one with two wounds, head back-to-front with fragmentation, and leg front-to-back and upwards with a deformed bullet recovered.

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Thoracic spinal cord and aorta from the back with partial fragmentation.

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Front to back neck wound, striking and lodging in spinal cord, some fragmentation and deformation.

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Head shot, forehead, front to back, slightly downward, with a high degree of fragmentation.

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Center chest, front to back, jacketed bullet recovered.

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Completely penetrating and exiting chest wound through both lungs and heart, no bullet recovered. Front to back, right to left, downward.

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Highly downward apparent path, no bullet recovery, chest, front to back.

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Neck wound with considerable deformation and fragmentation, lodging at top of shoulder.

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Two wounds, chest and arm, different trajectories. Chest may have been a ricochet (upward, non-fragmenting, yellow jacketed bullet recovered).

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This one is weird. The victim made it to the ER, apparently. Main bullet is stated as 3/8 by 3/4 inches and copper jacketed, head shot, recovered intact. That diameter throws this for a loop, and the Cu jacket sounds different from yellow. WEIRD.

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Moving more quickly, looking for outliers, and noting that things are basically falling into normal patterns - high fragmentation, deformation/recovery, or complete penetration. Head and chest. This one is interesting for bullet recovery.

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This person almost made it. Abdominal wound, possibly a high degree of fragmentation, but uncertain due to surgical intervention.

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Sorry if I'm not responding to comments. This report is very long, and going through this is extremely unpleasant, even having dealt with bad stuff. I'm trying to stay in "grit my teeth" mode. The clinical discipline of the examiners helps focus me.

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Spinal back shot, bullet coming to rest under a lung and recovered. CPR was attempted, breaking ribs.

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Chest/Abdomen - two bullets in close proximity - one recovered mostly and the other partially. This seems to be the first case with what are likely a shot and a subsequent shot.

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First statement about the shooting itself encountered in the file.

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A fully jacketed projectile is noted.

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Another victim appears to have died of a single shot to the knee. I am presuming that she bled out, but I see no information to confirm this. If so, she could have been saved with a prompt tourniquet.

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Taking a break. I'll continue analyzing the file later tonight.

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Another JHP bullet recovered.

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