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Florida mother fired 18 shots at kids before killing self, medical examiner says.

[Updated at 4:52 p.m. ET] The
Florida woman
who killed her four children before committing suicide last week
used jacketed hollow-point bullets fired at very close range, no more
than 2 feet away, according to the Brevard County District Medical
Medical Examiner Sajid Qaiser said Tonya Thomas, 33, fired a Taurus
.38-caliber gun, hitting her children 18 times before taking her own
life. Most of the wounds on Pebbles Johnson, 17; Jaxs Johnson, 15;
Jazzlyn Johnson, 13; and Joel Johnson, 12, were on the fronts of their
bodies, indicating they were shot as their mother faced them, Qaiser
Qaiser said none of the children or their mother had major defensive
wounds, indicating that there was no significant struggle before or
during the shootings. Thomas then placed the gun in her mouth and pulled
the trigger, killing herself.
Qaiser said he noticed changes in


Added: May-23-2012 Occurred On: May-23-2012
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