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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Drive-by shootings targeting police and army personnel have become relatively frequent in Egypt since the ousting of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in June 2013.
The department is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator or perpetrators responsible for the drive-by shooting.
the scene of the drive-by shooting in Ash Road, Wednesbury.
Witnesses told the ECHO the pub was full of customers last Tuesday evening when the drive-by shooting took place.
And in Baghdad, two car bombs, three roadside bombs and four drive-by shootings left 15 dead and 29 wounded.
In April last year, Ashi Walker, a 22-year-old member of the Burger Bar gang, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Edgbaston.
The attack has been linked to another drive-by shooting in Brixton, south London, in June.
Several factors consistently appeared in each drive-by shooting.
In September, two armed men shot a policeman affiliated with the General Traffic Managementin Al-Salam City while he was on his motorcycle, and a police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting in Al-Minya whilst on his way to work.
Earlier this year, Rick Ross was involved in a drive-by shooting in Florida while celebrating his birthday with a female friend.
He and a friend claimed that two black men had shot him during a drive-by shooting.
Kieran Murray, aged 15, and 13-year-old brother Dwaine were showered with shrapnel after being caught up in a drive-by shooting as they left a children's party in Handsworth.