shooter

[shoo-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that shoots.
2.
Games. a marble used to shoot at other marbles.
3.
a person who sets off explosives in oil-drilling operations.
4.
Informal. a photographer, especially an amateur hobbyist.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see shoot1, -er1

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shooter (ˈʃuːtə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that shoots
2.  slang a gun
3.  cricket a ball that unexpectedly travels low on pitching

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Example sentences
For instance, you have someone who was actually at the crime seen and you are
  trying to determine if they were the shooter.
He is an excellent shooter with the size that professional teams covet.
He's a consistent basketball player, a great shooter and a great leader of that
  team.
The squad car reaches the scene within minutes, but the shooter seems to be
  gone.
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