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Police also found a Saiga 12-gauge shotgun and two magazines loaded with a total of 70 rounds inside his car at the school, and a Glock handgun he'd used to kill himself.
In his possession were three firearms, including two .223-caliber Bushmaster rifles and a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun. While Nguyen's charges involve two weapons, authorities indicated the possibility of additional charges regarding the third weapon.
I have a Winchester 1300 Defender-type 12-gauge shotgun with inconsistent extraction.
Hughstan Schlicker, 15, from Mesa, Arizona, called police and told them he had just shot his father in the head with a 12-gauge shotgun. Schlicker told police his father had banned him from the internet after seeing suicide threats the boy had posted on social networking site MySpace.
Rogers, commanding general of the Joint Munitions Command at Rock Island, Illinois, approved the full materiel release of the M-1030 12-gauge shotgun breaching cartridge in late 2007.
The housing is made of stainless steel with O-ring seals and a laminated polycarbonate window that can withstand a 12-gauge shotgun blast or a direct hit from a 9-mm handgun.
He then used his 12-gauge shotgun to kill 17-year-old son William before turning the gun on himself.
Hill in 1994 fired a 12-gauge shotgun into a pickup truck occupied by Dr, John B.
I was just starting to get used to my borrowed 12-gauge shotgun, and my revolvers (single-action .38s) were performing smoothly.
Red pepper spray and rubber bullets shot from a 12-gauge shotgun sting the bear as it runs from the cage, and a firecracker-like explosion rockets it into all-out panic mode.
Without a doubt, the 12-gauge shotgun is king of the hill, the mythical all-around shotgun.
It's not likely that Coleman's passing would have been marked outside of Hayneville--much less made it into the obituary page of the New York Times--if he hadn't used his 12-gauge shotgun to tear a young Episcopal seminarian's body almost in two and to rip open the back of a young Chicago priest, leaving him with a lifetime handicap.