drive-by shooting

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An incident in which a shooter, usually 'riding shotgun'—in the front passenger seat—unloads a firearm from a moving vehicle at another person, vehicle, or building

drive-by shooting

Public health A phenomenon in which one or more persons–commonly members of street gangs, open fire à la Al Capone from moving vehicles, often in retaliation for an alleged wrong-doing by a rival gang
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NORTH HILLS -- A 17-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in a gang-related driveby shooting on a busy street just blocks from two schools, authorities said.
Two bombings and a driveby shooting killed eight people there yesterday - just hours before Obama spoke.
A MAN wounded in a driveby shooting was "very lucky" to be alive after being blasted in the head, detectives said today.
Elsewhere in Iraq yesterday a police captain was killed in a driveby shooting, a family of four were shot dead by terrorists who raided thir home, a civilian was killed by a roadside bomb and Iraqi police shot dead three insurgents driving a car packed with explosives.
THE victim of a driveby shooting was left paralysed, a court heard.
PALMDALE - A Palmdale teenager was struck by shattered glass in an apparently gang-related driveby shooting Tuesday afternoon in a normally quiet neighborhood, officials said.
FOUR men involved in the killing of a cyclist in a driveby shooting were jailed for at least 123 years yesterday.
A MAN was wounded in a driveby shooting near Anfield football ground during England's friendly against Paraguay.
He was thought to have been a passenger in the car used in the driveby shooting of 40-year-old Mark Moloney on April 5.
During my two years in LA I also witnessed a car-jacking and a driveby shooting.
But in a city where an unborn baby has been cut from its mother as an after-thought to a driveby shooting, it must be hard keeping a handle on your moral sat-nav.
The checkpoint attacks follow a pattern of driveby shootings that have plagued security forces in Sinai since a popular uprising ousted president Hosni Mubarak in 2011, and drastically weakened the police force.