County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
GARY HINMAN INVESTIGATION
January 27, 1970
On January 8, 1970, at the request of Sgt. Whitely, Homicide Bureau, Undersigned conducted an examination at 964 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Malibu, for bullets and bullet holes.
What appears to be a bullet hole was observed in a wood upright portion of a cabinet under the sink in the kitchen. This piece of wood was removed for possible further examination.
A bullet was recovered from the inside of the exterior wall immediately behind the sink. The bullet is 9 MM jacketed weighing approximately 126 grams and was fired in a weapon having six lands and grooves with a right twist and a land to groove ratio of approximately one to one.
Bullets on file in this office with similar characteristics to the recovered bullet include those fired in Astra, Browning, Lugar, Radon, Star, and Walther semi-automatic pistols.
Examination by: R. Christanson, J. Montgomery
HARRY E. MC KEEHAN, HEAD CRIMINALIST
PHYSICAL SCIENCE UNIT