sawed-off shotgun

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Noun1.sawed-off shotgun - a shotgun with short barrels
scattergun, shotgun - firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
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Loaded with two slugs and a round bullet, its effect was that of a sawed-off shotgun.
The new "Call of Duty: WWII" Hot Fix brings changes to six weapons in the game: FG 42, Grease Gun, Kar98k, Lee Enfield, Combat Shotgun and Sawed-Off Shotgun.
Authorities said Graham and Gonzalez got out of the car to fire a sawed-off shotgun into the air in celebration.
The man, a helicopter instructor in the British military, was arrested in March after police found a loaded pistol and a silencer, a repeating sawed-off shotgun, and a crossbow in his Peyia home.
Admittedly, the potential to analogize this weapon to a sawed-off shotgun, which is attached to historical stigma, (202) does exist.
In December 1990, Garcia and 15-year-old Christopher Vargas entered a liquor store with a sawed-off shotgun, according to court documents.
Last June, Chuisano pleaded guilty to conspiracy to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer as well as possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun, says the Daily News.
Worcester, charged with resisting arrest, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute (subsequent offense), conspiracy to violate a drug law, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm in a felony, improperly storing a firearm, and possession of a firearm without a firearm ID card, continued to Dec.
He said the student, a seventh-grader whom he declined to identify, used a 20-gauge, sawed-off shotgun that he had sneaked into school in some sort of bag.
Josephine rang the doorbell and, when her mother opened the door, fired a deadly blast from a sawed-off shotgun at point-blank range into her mother's chest.
Prosecutors in Damanhour, Beheira ordered El-Barbary, who was injured in the crash, held for four days pending an investigation of possession of a sawed-off shotgun and shotgun cartridges according to state-run Al-Ahram.
The SWAT team stormed Millender's home looking for her foster son, Jerry Ray Bowen, who was wanted for assaulting his girlfriend and was allegedly threatening her with a "black sawed-off shotgun with a pistol grip.