Definition of paintball
: a game in which two teams try to capture each other's flag while defending their own using compressed-air guns that shoot paint-filled pellets
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The driver's passenger side window was rolled down when the paintball gun was fired.
The driver reported the paintball shooting about 11:30 p.m., police said.
Investigators determined Williams was in LaPlace to complete the online sale of a paintball gun to an unknown subject.
There are also batting cages, a space train, arcade, go-karts, mini karts and paintball.
In addition to the Weiss shooting, paintball attacks on bicyclists occurred May 6 on North Rampart Street where two people were repeatedly hit with pellets and May 1 in Lakeview where three women were hit multiple times.
The Waterfront Festival Kids’ Arcade offers inflatable rides, carnival games, paintball and a bungee trampoline.
Activities included Frisbee, a bouncy house and bow blast — a game played with up to four teams that organizers described as a mix of dodge ball, paintball and archery.
Police said four teenagers were arrested, including: A 15-year-old male, identified as the perpetrator who allegedly fired the paintball gun at the two people.
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Definition of paintball for English Language Learners
: a game in which two teams use special guns to shoot balls filled with paint at each other
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