Definition of triggerman
: a gunman who shoots the victim (as in a gangland murder)
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There was only one task: find the triggerman and hold a trial.
Baez told the jury the man had identified Hernandez as the triggerman to get immunity and save his own skin.
Malcolm Hartley, the the triggerman in the Doug and Debbie London murders walks into the Federal Court in Charlotte for sentencing Tuesday morning.
But the identity of the triggerman is just as important.
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