Origin of gunfire
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One witness said the gunfire began after a traffic collision, which drew the attention of a nearby police officer.France Mourns—and Hunts
Nico Hines, Christopher Dickey
January 8, 2015
Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside
January 3, 2015
Behind a chorus of shrill insects, the pops of gunfire can sometimes be heard in the distance.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo
November 6, 2014
Meanwhile, returning from la-la land to our regularly scheduled program, 86 people died in the United States today from gunfire.
That is seven children and teens killed by gunfire each and every day in America.
The defenses of Liege were hardly worth an enemy's gunfire before 1890.
The captain and three seamen—one an American—were killed by the gunfire.
In eastern Galicia the gunfire was lively only in the Brzezany sector.
So we have agreed to exchange a message at gunfire if 'all is well.'Peggy Stewart at School
Gabrielle E. Jackson
The air was filled with the cracking of gunfire and the deep, savage snarling of the prowlers.Space Prison
- the firing of one or more guns, esp when done repeatedly
- the use of firearms, as contrasted with other military tactics
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