Examples of gunfire in a Sentence
We heard gunfire in the distance.
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The mayhem and the burst of police gunfire set off panic in the neighborhood and left the pavement strewn with mangled bicycles and bodies that were soon covered with sheets.
Police are responding to a report of gunfire a few blocks from the World Trade Center site and memorial, and witnesses say a vehicle drove down a popular bike path and struck pedestrians and cyclists.
The Marines have been pushing for years for increased naval gunfire support to assist in Marine landings, and the shipbound HIMARS solution could go a long way toward filling that role.
Nearby Gulf Highlands Elementary was placed on lockdown, and students reportedly could hear the gunfire.
The initiative comes as Brazilians have been bombarded by images of gun-toting troops moving through winding shantytown alleys while residents continue their daily routine, often with the sound of gunfire in the background.
Hundreds of feet away, Kylie Steagall and her mother Sherry Steagall hid from the gunfire in bleachers toward the back of the outdoor venue.
The gunfire killed 58 people and wounded over 500, making the incident the deadliest shooting in U.S. history (the second-deadliest came at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando last year).
In the same block in June, a police officer was shot in the hand and an armed suspect was critically wounded in an exchange of gunfire.
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