hitman hitman  /ˈhɪt ˌmæn/


  • (n) a professional killer who uses a gun


  • Mexican gangs first started using bombs last February, when an alleged hitman blew himself up in a botched attempt on a police official.


  1. Wash. man accused of trying to hire hitman

    TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Tumwater, Wash., have arrested a state employee accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife. Brian Cox was booked into jail Tuesday for investigation of criminal solicitation to commit murder. As he was led to jail, he told KIRO-TV in a video interview aired Tuesday night that he "did nothing wrong" and said he was being set up.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Police: State employee tried to hire hitman to kill wife

    A Thurston County man is being held without bail after he allegedly tried to solicit a hitman to murder his wife.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle

  3. Lawyers clash on eve of opening statements in Bulger trial

    Critical last-minute housekeeping in the mass murder trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger ground to a halt today when a shouting match over former hitman John Martorano erupted between prosecutors and the defense. “I hope this isn’t going to continue throughout the trial,” assistant U.S. Attorney Fred Wyshak Jr. snapped at Bulger’s attorney J.W. Carney Jr. “It is!” Carney hollered back.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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