It began, in Damascus, with a gunshot that robbed my uncle of his life.
The gunshot wound is not considered life-threatening, police said.
Selling drugs in cahoots with a childhood friend, a disagreement led to manslaughter by gunshot.
early 15c., "shot fired from a gun," from gun (n.) + shot (n.). Meaning "range of a gun or cannon" is from 1530s.