Examples of gunfire in a Sentence
We heard gunfire in the distance.
Recent Examples of gunfire from the Web
Police say 851 people were hurt by gunfire and fleeing an open-air concert under fire from a gunman in a nearby high-rise hotel.
Mistaking the sound for gunfire, armed guards at the compound chased and shot at the Keenans’ car with assault rifles and eventually ran it into a ditch.
No weapons were involved, but someone yelled about gunfire and the rumor spread quickly, Concord police said.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, killed fifteen people in a hail of gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
One explanation could be the high school students who have started to advocate for stricter gun laws after 17 of their teachers and classmates died in a barrage of gunfire.
Fourteen people were wounded by gunfire and four others were hurt trying to escape.
Responding officers engaged the suspect, who was wounded by police gunfire and arrested.
Bomb blasts, gunfire and fireworks lit up the night in a chaos of conflict and celebration.
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