canister shot

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Synonyms for canister shot

a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm

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The court heard Dean had been opening an argon shield canister valve in Jennings' van when the canister shot off in a cloud of gas and struck Mr Donaghue.
In its aftermath, three people were dead, including groundbreaking Los Angeles Times columnist Ruben Salazar, who was killed by a tear-gas canister shot into a bar by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy.
Berkin Elvan, the teenager ABF's chairman referred to in his statement on Friday, died after being in a prolonged coma after he was hit by a teargas canister shot by the police during the Gezi events of 2013 -- massive anti-government protests across the country which initially started as a peaceful sit-in protest against a planned development on ystanbul's Gezi Park in Taksim, one of the last remaining green spaces in the center of the city.
The ministry's statement, which had been modified four times with varying accounts of events, claimed that "[the prisoners] were killed as a result of a tear gas canister shot at them to prevent their escape.
HEBRON, September 19, 2012 (WAFA) -- A 17-year-old PalestinianWednesday was severely injured by a gas bomb canister shot at him at close range by Israeli soldiers during confrontations in al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, according to the injured Palestinian's father.
This data is not consistent with earlier reports that Yylmaz died of an injury caused by a tear gas canister shot by the police.