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(Law) an incident in which a person, building, or vehicle is shot at by someone in a moving vehicle
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Noun1.drive-by shooting - shooting someone from a car as it is driven past the victim
shooting - killing someone by gunfire; "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"
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The court heard Gordon had previously been targeted in a driveby shooting in which a bullet grazed his head.
The victim, known locally as Skelly, died after a driveby shooting outside shops in Great Hampton Row, Hockley, just after 9.
Figures for July show that there have been a further 12 incidents so far, including the Broad Street driveby shooting, less than halfway through the month.
POLICE are probing whether a driveby shooting outside Walton Prison was linked to the jail.
A GANG who allegedly plotted to kill a police officer, soldier or civilian in a driveby shooting used a slang word for trainers as a code for a gun, a court heard.
POLICE probing a driveby shooting which left a club doorman in hospital have arrested a man.
CCTV images have been released of two men on a motorbike police believe are responsible for the driveby shooting.
The man was in hospital; last night after becoming the victim of a driveby shooting in Gledholt, Hudders-field.
FAISALABAD -- At least four people lost their lives in Faisalabad district in an incident of driveby shooting apparently motivated by old enmity.
In the verses she pays tribute to Aboud Rogo Mohammed, the former leader of Al-Qaeda-linked terror faction Al-Shabaab, killed last week in a Kenya driveby shooting.
When Reggie dies from a driveby shooting, Ptolemy finds himself under the care of 17-year-old family friend, Robyn Small.