Autopsy Report for Notorious B.I.G. Released

Shot four times, but only one was fatal.


A newly released autopsy report that had been sealed for over 15 years reveals new details about the death of rapper Notorious B.I.G., who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in March 1997.

According to the Los Angeles Coroner's Department document, B.I.G., whose real name was Christopher Wallace, was shot four times, but only one shot was thought to be fatal. The document notes that that bullet struck Wallace's right thigh before then hitting his liver, colon, heart and left lung.