shotgun cartridge

shotgun cartridge

[′shät‚gən ‚kär·trij]
(ordnance)
A container or capsule, usually of stiff paper with a brass base, containing primer, powder, wadding, and shot for use in a shotgun.
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At Wills Street in Lozells, a shotgun cartridge was discovered along with an estimated PS5,000 of cannabis drying on a rack.
When the vehicle pulled up outside Rogers' home, police went inside and saw him sitting on a sofa, under which they found a single shotgun cartridge.
A discarded shotgun cartridge was found on the roadside while 'debris' from two cars was scattered over Mackets Lane.
They discovered various items including a shotgun cartridge, a live silver Magnum bullet and cannabis worth pounds 3, but no firearms.
A 12-gauge shotgun cartridge is now available that is designed specifically to breach padlock hasps and deadbolts, knobs and hinges on wooden doors.
The inventor of a burglar alarm which automatically fires a blank shotgun cartridge to scare off intruders yesterday told of the necessity of his device in the light of the Tony Martin case.
On Thursday afternoon, jurors heard evidence from two firearm experts who spoke about the reloading of shotgun cartridges. Prosecutors say a piece of wadding from a shotgun cartridge recovered from the scene of the shooting has DNA evidence linking it to the second defendant Michael Dixon - a "friend and associate" of Sayers.
Seized from Romano was a homemade shotgun loaded with one shell, two spent shotgun cartridge cases and one caliber .38 revolver with defaced serial numbers.
DC LEE CLARKE When hospital staff checked the 22-year-old's clothing they found a live 12-bore shotgun cartridge.
Firearms and ammunition specialist William Harriman, examined an old style paper coated shotgun cartridge found by police in a box at Cooper's former home in St Mary's Park, near Milford Haven.
Steroid addict Moat had packed a shotgun cartridge with a special mixture designed to "teach a lesson" to Miss Stobbart and leave her with lasting scars, it was revealed.
Office staff at Glasgow City Chambers intercepted another package with a shotgun cartridge and a note stating: "You are a target for death, regards SNLA."