from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A weapon designed to stun or temporarily immobilize a victim, especially by delivering a high-voltage electric shock.
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- n. A weapon intended to immobilize, usually through delivery of an electric shock.
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- n. a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
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Testimony at the inquest in April 2006 revealed that Boggon was shot with a Taser stun gun on Aug. 25 and again on Aug. 26, but not on the day of his death nor on the two days preceding it.
-- Jerry Preyer, 45, of Pensacola, died June 13, 2006, after being shocked twice with a Taser stun gun as he fought with corrections officers at Escambia County Jail.
“We’re already checking on who purchased a stun gun lately; maybe by the marks on Pomeroy’s throat, we can ï¬gure out the make and model.”
It had been over in a matter of minutes and then the brute had carried him ï¬reman style into the garage, where he shot Billy Ray with the stun gun again.
When the man with the stun gun was finished, Baby Huey was curled in an embryonic ball, begging for his mother, shivering like a dog trying to pass glass.