Examples of gunman in a Sentence
They were shot by an unknown gunman.
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The gunman fired without any apparent provocation in a busy area crowded with people.
Someone knows who the two gunmen are, and that person needs to do the right thing and turn them in.
The release of the documents came more than seven months after gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire Oct. 1 from a casino high-rise into a concert crowd of 22,000 people at an open-air venue on the Las Vegas Strip.
Two gunmen later pleaded guilty to charges related to the shooting.
During the Parkland shooting, the gunman pulled a fire alarm.
Witnesses told officers a lone gunman walked up to the two men, fired and ran.
Unlikely because he was seriously wounded (in the neck) by the Aurora, Colo., movie-theater gunman in 2012.
Paris has been under increased security in recent years after multiple terrorist incidents, including the November 2015 attack by gunmen and bombers that left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.
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GUNMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gunman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who uses a gun to shoot someone or to try to shoot someone
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