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    #1

    David was shot in the leg

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural. I think the second part of the sentence is non-defining, but I am not sure.

    David was shot in the leg by his colleague, who handled his weapon carelessly.

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    #2

    Re: David was shot in the leg

    It sounds natural.

    You might be be asked whose weapon was mishandled.

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    #3

    Re: David was shot in the leg

    A defining clause, with no comma, also works in that sentence. It has a different meaning, of course.

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