Examples of gunman in a Sentence
They were shot by an unknown gunman.
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The gunman, James Hodgkinson, was said to have fired about 70 rounds before Capitol Police officers neutralized him.
Fifty-eight people died and hundreds were injured before authorities say the gunman, Stephen Paddock, killed himself before police reached him.
Some wanted to claim power over the gunman, to make the space theirs again.
Assistant Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Flanagan laid out the harrowing scene for jurors during his opening statement in the trial of the alleged gunman, Jaden Waiters, 21, and two codefendants, Jonathan Aguasvivas, 25, and Benzy Bain, 26.
The gunman, James Hodgkinson, was shot on the scene and died from his injuries.
The Broward County sheriff’s officer was forced to resign after security footage from a school camera showed him waiting for four crucial minutes while a gunman, later identified by authorities as Nikolas Cruz, shot up Stoneman Douglas High School.
The gunman, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, remains in Galveston County Jail on capital murder charges.
The New York Times regularly identifies and profiles the perpetrators, though in order to focus attention on the issue of school shootings and not on the gunmen themselves, this article does not name any of them.
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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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