AAA  Aug. 28, 2014 3:22 PM ET
Gun teacher killed suffered single shot to head
By MICHELLE RINDELS and JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STATEMENT OF NEWS VALUES AND PRINCIPLES 
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In this Aug. 25, 2014 image made from video provided by the Mohave County Sheriff Department, firing-range instructor Charles Vacca, left, shows a 9-year old girl how to use an Uzi. Vacca, 39, was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in Arizona, south of Las Vegas, when the girl squeezed the trigger, causing the Uzi to recoil upward and shoot Vacca in the head. (AP Photo/Mohave County Sheriff Department)
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(AP) — The coroner in Las Vegas says the Arizona firearms instructor who died in an Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl suffered a single gunshot to the head.

Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy told The Associated Press on Thursday that it will take several weeks for blood-toxicology test results to be complete, and authorities were still investigating the shooting.

The coroner said Thursday that an official cause of death was pending for 39-year-old Charles Joseph Vacca Jr. of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

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