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Cruz stuck his pistol in the stomach of the homeowner and demanded the keys, authorities say.
Silva then walked over to a Honda Accord parked nearby and emptied his pistol into Alysha Ocasio, 23, of Newington, police say.
Once they were parked, testimony showed Castillo smashed a car window with the butt of his pistol, opened the door and demanded Garcia's money.
Raja fired a total of six shots from his personal .40-caliber Glock pistol, hitting Jones three times, according to prosecutors.
The man brandished a handgun and demanded the victims give up their two pistols.
The Americans were taken to a back room near the kitchen, Godoy said, where Caro Quintero broke his pistol over the head of one of the Americans.
Sauer, the commander of 2nd Platoon, A Company of the 3rd Anti-Tank Battalion, stood up and began firing with his Colt .45 pistol as North Vietnamese bullets and grenades tore through the dirt and trees around him.
Police found the loaded 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol under the driver's side seat of the car.
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: a small gun made to be aimed and fired with one hand
: a person who has a lot of energy and spirit
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