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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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.
FOUR young Brits "inspired by Islamic State" planned driveby shootings to spread terror in London, a jury was told.
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.
Bracey then spoke of the militarization of the world and the hypocrisy of condemning driveby shootings while the government conducts bombing in Iraq.
It is a group whose values have evolved from the unique socioeconomic conditions of the past few decades: the explosion of media; the breakdown of traditional systems (economic, political, and familial, for example); and the increasing uncertainty of life due to the AIDS epidemic, random driveby shootings, and poisoned Tylenol cases, to name a few.
He said: "We don't have driveby shootings or gun culture on our streets and that's quite an achievement.
His house had reinforced windows and doors to prevent any driveby shootings.