Shotguns are high damage weapons with very low accuracy and low ammo capacity. Shotguns are the mainstay Close-Quarters Battle (CQB) weapons. The shells fired contain small metal pellets which are propelled from the cartridge. The shell itself is not spent and in most cases has to be pumped out of the chamber. All of the shotguns in the game are 12-Gauge.
The Benelli M3 Super 90 is a modern shotgun often used by American Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T) teams. It fires 12-gauge shells and uses a pump-action shell ejection mode.
The Franchi SPAS-12 is portrayed in-game as the FSPS-12. It is a weapon with has been widely popular with both military and law enforcement.
The Arsmel Striker is a shotgun, portrayed in-game as the DAO-X Protecta. It is a 12-guage shotgun, designed for riot control, and uses a revolver-like rotating magazine.