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  1. gunfire, gunshotnoun

    the act of shooting a gun

    "the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"


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  1. Nurcahyo Utomo:

    We didn't hear any voice of other persons other than the pilots, we didn't hear any sounds of gunfire or explosions. For the time being, based on that, we can eliminate the possibility of terrorism.

  2. Angelo Nicolo of Trenton:

    All of a sudden, my brother goes to me,' You hear that gunfire ?' I go,' It sounds like fireworks.' He said,' No, that's gunfire.' Next thing you know, we turn around and everybody's running down the street. All hell broke loose.

  3. Police Major Ahmad Ismail:

    I heard an exchange of gunfire around the area. I am not sure whether or not the attackers are in the hotel.

  4. Emrick Bertholet:

    They shouted 'Let's go', they ran off and everything happened really quickly, i heard the sound of grenades, bursts of gunfire ... I'm a bit shocked, a bit afraid, surprised it could happen here.

  5. Albert Morales:

    When officers arrived on scene, they were met with gunfire, at this time, officers have the location surrounded in all directions as they attempt to locate the suspect.

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