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Like the movie, Fox’s musical (only slightly modified from the stage) followed an episodic structure, framing one kid’s holiday misadventures around his efforts to convince his parents to buy him an air rifle for Christmas.
According to the prosecution, Shaver showed them an air rifle used to exterminate birds and at one point waved it outside of his fifth-floor window — prompting a witness to notify the hotel front desk, which led to police to being called.
That child would be 9-year-old Ralphie, whining and begging for the air rifle that everyone assures him will put his eye out.
The suspects allegedly used an air rifle to shoot out windows in 75 cars sometime overnight Friday into Saturday.
But with no injuries and California law permitting over-the-counter air rifle purchases, Butterworth avoided being slapped with any charges of violent crimes.
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AIR RIFLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of air rifle for English Language Learners
: a rifle that uses air pressure to shoot small pellets
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