Autopsy Reveals Details Of Nashville Shooter’s Death

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An autopsy released Monday revealed that transgender mass shooter Audrey Hale, who murdered three children and three adults in March, was killed by gunshot wounds she sustained from intervening law enforcement officers.

The autopsy details how the 28-year-old biological female had no drugs or alcohol in her system at the time she chose to attack a Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee. Davidson County Medical Examiner’s office reported that Hale sustained an “entrance-type” gunshot wound to her torso, left arm, her head, right thigh and another grazed her right shoulder. She also received blunt-force trauma to the body.

Before her death, Hale received some form of medical intervention, which included a black tourniquet encircling her thighs. She was described as having a “body is that of a well-developed, well-nourished 5 foot 2 inch, 119-1/2 pound phenotypic female.”

Hale was previously a student at the Covenant School and planned the attack for months prior. Her full manifesto, which she apparently developed before the attack, has yet to be released. “The writings remain under careful review by the MNPD and the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit based in Quantico, Virginia. The motive for Hale’s actions has not been established and remains under investigation by the Homicide Unit in consultation with the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit,” police said in April. (RELATED: ‘I’m Planning To Die Today’: Nashville School Shooter’s Final Messages Revealed)

Hale used male pronouns at the time of her attack and went by the name Aiden. She fired 152 rounds during her attack and was stopped by two law enforcement officers who fired four 5.56 rounds from a rifle and four from a department-issued 9mm pistol.