Nel: In the domain of the pathologist is the wound ballastics'?
Dixon: My lady, I would assume that it is.
Nel: Have you ever consulted with the accused about this?
Dixon: My lady, to the best of my knowledge, I did not record this. I asked the accused once, what was his position of his body when it hit the door.
Dixon: Counsel and Mr. Wolmarans.
Nel: And he gave you an answer?
Dixon: It was pertaining to when he hit it and what he felt. There was a strong vibration.
Dixon: It was the first strike, my lady/
Nel: Did you ask him about his position in front of the door?
Dixon: My lady, I do not remember but it is my understanding that you would move in different positions.
Nel: You weren't mind if we have a look at your notes in front of you?
Nel: I use the words findings "the deceased was standing up right when she was shot in the hip"?
Dixon: That is correct, my lady. Bullet hole A.
Nel: Whilst we are dealing with bullet hole A, which missed the deceased?
Dixon: None of the bullets in my opinion missed the deceased.
Dixon: B is the highest bullet hole, I would in my reconstruction think B is the most likely candidate for that.
Dixon: Most probably, my lady.
Nel: How would you establish with bullet hole hit E?
Dixon: I was present when Mr. Wolmarans placed the probes, I looked at the report of Mr. Mongena. Also, my lady when a person is firing a gun, you fire first and then there is a recoil.
Dixon: This causes the gun to lift. I looked at the horizontal line from A to B. I interpretated that.
Dixon: So, I take that into consideration in movement.
Nel: Now if I put to you that the only bullet hole that you can link to E is C.
Dixon: My lady I have looked at photographs taken by the police on the day. To me it is not very exact.
Nel: If we take the position that the accused was when he fired the shot from the corner, the only bullet hole you can link with E is C. What would you say?
Dixon: If the gun was swiveling then you can account for that. I don't know at exactly what height or position that shot was shot from.
Dixon: We know the general position. But we don't know if the hand was steady of shaking, we don't know.
Dixon: If I put the laser through and move it up and down, one can change the direction as to where the hole would be,
Dixon: I am just looking at it from. There are so many variable considerations.
Dixon: So, by looking at all of those things the most likely hole would have been C. We do not know what went on behind the door.
Dixon: That is what we are trying to reconstruct.
Nel: So you have seen Mr. Wolmarans link C and E?
Dixon: I am not sure, my lady.
Nel: I am talking about the day you and Mr. Wolmarans were at the scene. Can you remember which bullet hole he linked?
Dixon: If I can have my notes, I think it is written down there?
Dixon: No. I don't have it in my records.
Dixon: Some earlier reports I might have submitted have since changed. My evidence has even changed in the last week as I hear new evidence.
Dixon: I do know that we looked at the trajectories going in if there was no person n the toilet where they would have hit on the wall.
Nel: Did Mr. Wolmarans use a laser that day?