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Autopsy: Jessica Hernandez shot three times; traces of alcohol, pot in her system

The autopsy performed on Jessica Hernandez says the 17-year-old was shot three times by Denver police officers who say they fired at her for driving a stolen car at them.

The autopsy report’s descriptions of bullet entry points and trajectories indicate the bullets that struck Hernandez were fired from outside the driver’s side door — but does not identify who fired the fatal shots.

A family spokesman said the autopsy challenges the police version of the shooting.

The report does not address how many shots each officer fired or where they were standing at the time.

Two bullet wounds entered her left chest and traveled from left to right. A third entered the left side of her pelvis and traveled to her right thigh, according to the report released Friday by the Denver medical examiner’s office.

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