.22 calibre


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Adj.1..22 calibre - of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter.22 calibre - of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter; "a .22 caliber pistol"
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A police raid at the home owned by Ivan Graham - dubbed 'Mr Big' by neighbours - uncovered four terrifying loaded weapons including a Uzi sub-machine gun fitted with a silencer, a Walther PPK .22 calibre pistol, a Smith and Wesson .38 calibre revolver and a stun gun disguised as a firearm.
Craig Patterson, 30, had stashed the illegal stun gun in a safe in his bedroom as well as planking the .22 calibre air gun in another room.
The culprits broke into the property by forcing open the back door and stole items including the .22 calibre Airforce Hercules air rifle, pictured above, a 50-inch flat screen smart 3D LG television, a 42-inch Panasonic television, a Nintendo Wii games console and five sterling silver duck ornaments.
Caroline Starks, two, was hit in the chest when her sibling's .22 calibre My First Rifle weapon went off moments after their mother popped outside the family home in Burkesville, Kentucky.
The Modesto Bee newspaper reported that William Lawlis Pace died in his sleep at a California nursing home on Monday - 94-and-a-half years after his older brother accidentally shot him with their father's .22 calibre rifle in 1917.
Dr Woodford said the crime scene reports confirmed the possibility that Mr Falconio could have been shot with a .22 calibre revolver.
Police said the killer kept four legally-held rifles under lock and key at his home, but also had an illegal arsenal of weapons, including the Berretta pistol, a .22 calibre handgun and a sawn-off shotgun.
He owned an armoury of weapons himself and later testified that it had sounded like a .22 calibre.
The Firearms (Amendment) Act bans weapons above .22 calibre.
The 15-year-old guman had two weapons: a .22 calibre rifle and a .22 calibre revolver, said District Attorney Mr Richard Read.
The 15-year-old gunman had two weapons: a .22 calibre rifle and a .22 calibre revolver, said District Attorney Richard Read.