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Synonyms for shotgun

firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges

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His family had refused to accept the body for burial because they wanted the death certificate to state he died of shotgun injuries, while the certificate issued by the Health Ministry stated that he had suffered a "brain haemorrhage".
30am, the ambulance service were called to treat a man with shotgun injuries.
A short time later a 15-year-old youth and two 17-year-old youths sought medical attention for shotgun injuries believed to have happened in the same incident.
A police statement said the two men were hospitalized with stomach and leg shotgun injuries.
A Durham force spokesman added: "Police can also confirm that there were other individuals at the house at the time of the shootings; one of them was a 19-year-old woman who received shotgun injuries.
A fifth person - a woman who is thought to be related to one of the victims - was being treated for shotgun injuries at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton today.
The schoolboy's mother Rachel, 39, was yesterday said to be "totally devastated" by his death, just days after she was released from hospital following treatment for shotgun injuries.
Officers had been conducting searches in and around the area of Clyde Terrace in Spennymoor, where on Saturday, October 9, two men from the town received shotgun injuries during an incident which took place in an alleyway.
Dr Walker said he was shocked by "the shotgun injuries to people's faces, the callousness of just shooting people in the streets".
In high-energy gunshot wounds and shotgun injuries, treatment with cephalosporin, aminoglycoside, and/or penicillin is recommended.
The man, who received shotgun injuries in the incident at the Mason's Arms pub in the village of Wichenford, near Worcester, in the early hours of Wednesday morning, had been treated for his injuries at the Worcestershire Royal Infirmary.
Mr White was taken to University Hospital in Walsgrave for treatment for his shotgun injuries.
The man has been taken to hospital where he is being treated for what is thought to be shotgun injuries to his legs.
Mr Al Abbar's family had refused to accept the body for burial because they wanted the death certificate to state he died of shotgun injuries, while the certificate issued by the Health Ministry stated that he had suffered a "brain haemorrhage".