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handgun

A firearm designed to be fired from the hand, which has a rifled barrel and either
(1) a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers—often six; or
(2) a removable magazine with multiple bullets—up to 14—which has a mechanism for auto-loading.
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Mr Graham said: "He approached and saw the defendant with a small hand gun which he produced from behind his back.
His Honour Judge Pearce Higgins WC said: "I approach the case on the basis that neither used the hand gun, but at the same time they took no steps to prevent it and both defendants were affected by drink and drugs at the time.
After being warned that he may be in possession of a loaded hand gun the police called for support from armed response units and negotiators.
The second man carried the hand gun and was 5ft 10in, wearing jeans, a sports top and a Navy baseball cap.
plan to continue tracking opinions on hand gun control over the next year.
The man with the hand gun is described as being of mixed race, aged 17-to-18 years, 5ft 10in to 5ft 11in, slim, with curly black hair.
The pellet-firing hand gun, was recovered from the vehicle along with a jar of pellets.
Additionally, the hand gun purchaser does very little cross shopping and makes limited recurring equipment purchases; therefore, remaining in the business does not provide any additional profit opportunities.
The swoop came after worried neighbours reported seeing a man allegedly waving a hand gun at youths in Vernons Lane, Stockingford.
A spokesman said a pack the suspect was wearing when he was shot contained a hand gun.
He would get one of his lieutenants to "fire a blank replica hand gun at your head and take a Polaroid of it before hanging it on the wall.
William Carter (25) of Broughton Road, Handsworth, is accused of having a handgun and ammunition with intent to endanger life, having a hand gun with intent to cause pedestrians fear of violence and inflicting grievous bodily harm on William Habberley.