gunshot gunshot  /ˈɡən ˌʃɑt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of shooting a gun

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, according to Wintemute, gunshot wounds are about 7 12 times as likely to result in death as attacks with a knife--and 145 times as likely as blows from feet or fists.
  2. The 17th President, Andrew Johnson, took office the day that Lincoln died from gunshot wounds.
  3. While gunshot deaths have roughly doubled since 1938, they dropped from 14.

News

  1. Beverly man succumbs to gunshot wounds after lengthy hospital stay

    Beverly resident Kyle Arrington had survived multiple surgeries and was in his second day of physical rehab to overcome six gunshot wounds he suffered in May when his health took a bad turn. “The bullets did a lot of damage and they kept on finding holes in his organs,” Kyle’s father, Thomas Arrington, said Friday. Thomas said that when doctors examined Kyle again, they discovered fluid buildup ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: SouthtownStar

  2. Pittsfield police: 2 of 4 gunshot victims out of hospital, none cooperating with investigation

    Two of the four gunshot victims in a pair of shootouts on Sunday remain hospitalized and none are cooperating with the police investigation, according to law enforcement officials.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

  3. Gunshot Victim Found in Northeast

    Police say a gunshot victim was found in Northeast D.C. Wednesday evening. Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC Washington

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Quotes

  1. "Dr. Rodeo believes Plaxico would be out at least four to six weeks with the gunshot wound," Reese said in a statement. "I had two conversations with Plaxico today, and it was obvious that he understood the magnitude of this situation. He...
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Jerry Reese Source: New York Times

  2. "He said Phil Spector, seconds after the gunshot, literally had the smoking gun in his hand, in his right hand, across his waist," Jackson said. "He literally had Lana Clarkson's blood on his hand. He looked Adriano De Souza right in the...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Alan Jackson Source: Forbes

  3. "Matt Patchan was a gunshot victim Friday night at a Tampa-area park," Florida coach Urban Meyer said in a statement released on the TampaBay.com Web site. "He was a bystander and shot in the left shoulder and is expected to fully recover in...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Urban Meyer Source: Rivals.com (subscription)

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