drive-by shooting


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drive-by

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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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A MAN was injured in a drive-by shooting on a Birmingham street.
A policeman in the National Security department was killed in a drive-by shooting in Giza early on Saturday.
MOMBASA -- Gunmen in Kenya killed four people including a Muslim cleric linked to a radical mosque in the port city of Mombasa in a drive-by shooting, police said Friday.
Kevan Kirkpatric, marketing director for BancorpSouth Arena, said the drive-by shooting of a circus animal was a rare occurrence at the Tupelo venue.
A Cottage Grove teen pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection with an attempted drive-by shooting in Eugene that police said involved rival street gang members.
Also near Kirkuk in the town of Leylan, a drive-by shooting killed a civilian, Barazanchi said.
whose home was targeted in a drive-by shooting early Monday morning, has requested for police protection.
A YOUNG man with learning difficulties had a mi rac l e es c ape yesterday when hi s flat was targeted in a drive-by shooting.
Summary: A 50-year-old man was killed and his son critically injured in a drive-by shooting.
THE drive-by shooting of a grandmother in her 50s was raised in the Dail yesterday.
When police confronted the unnamed suspect, he claimed to have been shot in a drive-by shooting.
A man was seriously wounded in what is believed to have been a drive-by shooting in Birmingham last night.