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A self-explanatory term for a device used to fire ammunition billed as non-lethal, to suppress riots.

Riot guns can be purpose built for riot control and loaded with special ammunition, or standard issue weapons loaded with crowd-quelling ammo, including plastic bullets, tear gas cartridges, pepper spray, smoke shells, sound projectiles, etc.

Synonym Less lethal launcher 

Reference en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riot_gun

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