Laser Scanning a Non-Fatal Shooting Scene
On a late spring evening in 2016, investigators responded to a non-fatal shooting at a sports bar. A male suspect had been sitting at the bar drinking a beer, then produced a handgun and demanded the bartender give him cash in a bank bag. An armed customer located in the video lottery game room had engaged the suspect. The suspect fired two shots into some metal file boxes located on top of the bar. The armed customer fired three rounds, striking the suspect. The suspect dropped his weapon and ran out of the business, retaining the bank bag of cash.
Investigators scanned the scene with a Leica Geosystems P40 ScanStation and captured external images with an iStar HDR camera. The scan data was registered in Cyclone Register 9.4.2, using cones for ballistics analysis. Evidence was marked, and 2D and 3D views of the scene and evidence were produced from the scan data. All scene data was uploaded to TruView.
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- Video and photo evidence
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