gunshot wound


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gunshot wound

nferita da arma da fuoco

gun·shot wound

n. herida de bala.
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I was worn out by two days and a night of hard railway travel and had not entirely recovered from a gunshot wound in the head, received in an altercation.
He was a soldier and he died of a gunshot wound, in a hospital, down South.
On the other hand he showed marks of wounds, which, though they could not be made out, he said were gunshot wounds received in divers encounters and actions.
without viciousness, good- natured, generous, born weak, raised poorly, with an irresistible chemical demand for alcohol, still prosecuting his vocation of bay pirate, his body was picked up, not long afterward, beside a dock where it had sunk full of gunshot wounds.
That's the first time I ever heard of anybody trying to cure gunshot wounds with cat-o'-nine-tails; but you were ill, and illness renders the head weak, therefore you may be excused.
Tampus also sustained a gunshot wound in the body and was being treated at the South General Hospital.
Melinda McLaughlin, a spokeswoman for the Eugene Police Department, said a man suffering from a gunshot wound went to the Albertsons store at 4740 Royal Ave.
Preliminary autopsy reports show Ryan Zike, 33, of Louisville, Kentucky, died from a gunshot wound to the head, Cooper said.
Following Pte Gray's death in 2001, Private James Collinson, 17, from Perth, was found dead with a single gunshot wound through his chin on March 23, 2002.
Following Pte Gray's death in 2001, Private James Collinson, 17, from Perth, was found dead with single gunshot wound through his chin on March 23 2002.
The surviving burglar fled the scene with a serious gunshot wound.
Summary: A dispute over last month's municipal election results in a Mount Lebanon town developed into an armed dispute which saw one man hospitalized over a gunshot wound, a security source said.