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A character is shot by somebody in a moving vehicle, usually either a car or a motorcycle with an armed pillion passenger. The stereotypical example takes place in a "street-level" crime drama and involves somebody firing an assault rifle or submachine gun out of a kerb-crawling car full of GangBangers. It also shows up quite a bit in older gangster films, where it's probably carried out by TheMafia and/or bootleggers.

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A character is shot by somebody in a moving vehicle, usually either a car or a motorcycle with an armed pillion passenger. The stereotypical example takes place in a "street-level" crime drama and involves somebody firing an assault rifle or submachine gun out of a kerb-crawling car full of GangBangers. It also shows up quite a bit in older gangster films, where it's probably carried out by TheMafia and/or bootleggers.
bootleggers with tommy guns.



* In ''Film/MissMeadows'', it is eventually revealed that the source of Miss Meadows trauma was a wedding in which she was a flower girl where the entire bridal party, except her, was wiped out by a drive-by shooting, including [[spoiler:her mother]].

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* In ''Film/MissMeadows'', it is eventually revealed that the source of Miss Meadows trauma was a wedding in which she was a flower girl where the entire bridal party, except her, was wiped out by a drive-by shooting, including [[spoiler:her mother]]. Why they were targeted isn't revealed (assuming this wasn't accidental).

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* In ''Film/MissMeadows'', it is eventually revealed that the source of Miss Meadows trauma was a wedding in which she was a flower girl where the entire bridal party, except her, was wiped out by a drive-by shooting, including [[spoiler:her mother]].


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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': One strip shows one of the cartoon figures partially erased, with a woman nearby saying, "My God, it could have been any of us!" The caption reads, "Drive-by erasings".
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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': One strip shows one of the cartoon figures partially erased, with a woman nearby saying, "My God, it could have been any of us!" The caption reads, "Drive-by erasings".
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* In the ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' games from ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII'' on, the player can dispatch opponents by firing their gun from their car, and in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas San Andreas]]'', CJ can recruit friendly gangsters to act as gunmen.

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* In the ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' games from ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII'' on, the player can dispatch opponents by firing their gun from their car, and in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas San Andreas]]'', CJ can recruit friendly gangsters to act as gunmen. The lack of accuracy is replicated, as doing so requires [[SomeDexterityRequired holding a button to stick your gun out the window, then pressing the fire button, all while maintaining your speed and steering the car at the same time]]. While driving a motorcycle from ''Vice City'' on, you can fire the gun ''in front of you'' without holding an additional button, making for an easier experience.


* ''Series/{{Arrow}}''. In "Muse of Fire", Oliver Queen's mother is hit by a stray bullet aimed at a mafia boss by female vigilante ComicBook/{{Huntress}}. Oliver tries to show her TheStraightAndArrowPath but it backfires as this simply makes her a more efficient killer.

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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}''. In "Muse of Fire", Oliver Queen's mother is hit by a stray bullet aimed at a mafia boss by female vigilante ComicBook/{{Huntress}}. ComicBook/{{Huntress}} who is firing from a motorcycle at the time. Hoping to guide Huntress away from her murderous ways, Oliver tries to show her TheStraightAndArrowPath but it backfires as this simply makes her a more efficient killer.

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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}''. In "Muse of Fire", Oliver Queen's mother is hit by a stray bullet aimed at a mafia boss by female vigilante ComicBook/{{Huntress}}. Oliver tries to show her TheStraightAndArrowPath but it backfires as this simply makes her a more efficient killer.

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* ''Film/BloodBrothers2007'': One scene had Fung, the main character and his girlfriend Lulu nearly getting riddled by bullets from a vehicle full of rival mobsters. Worse of all is that leading the shooting is none other than Hu, the former blood brother of Fung who had performed a FaceHeelTurn.

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* At the end of ''Film/OnHerMajestysSecretService'', [[spoiler:James Bond's wife Tracy is murdered by Blofeld and his minion Fraulein Bunt in a drive-by shooting shortly after their wedding.]]

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* In ''Film/{{Friday}}'', when Smokey fails to meet the deadline for his weed payment. His employer, Big Worm, sends some hit-men after Craig and him via a drive-by shooting. The two are ''barely'' able to avoid being shot.


* Averted in ''Series/TopGear'' when our hosts try their Technical skills, e.g. shooting targets from the back of a moving pickup truck. They miss everything they aim at ([[RecklessGunUseage and hit a few things they shouldn't]]).

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* Averted in ''Series/TopGear'' when our hosts try their Technical skills, e.g. shooting targets from the back of a moving pickup truck. They miss everything they aim at ([[RecklessGunUseage ([[RecklessGunUsage and hit a few things they shouldn't]]).

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* Averted in ''Series/TopGear'' when our hosts try their Technical skills, e.g. shooting targets from the back of a moving pickup truck. They miss everything they aim at ([[RecklessGunUseage and hit a few things they shouldn't]]).

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* ''Film/{{Scanners}}'': As Cameron and a group of friendly 'Scanners' attempt to flee from Revok's hitmen in a van, they are attacked by another van filled with more gun-toting hitmen. The good guys' driver is killed in the process, causing them to crash into a record store.

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* ''VideoGame/EternalChampions'' features this as a stage fatality on the stage for Chicago Mobster Larcen Tyler. Surprisingly, it's actually one of the tamer fatalities the game has to offer.


* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'': Near the end, after the heist scene, the crew returns to Dominic's house but Tran and his cousin zip by on motorcycles, spraying bullets, [[spoiler:and killing Jesse]].

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* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'': ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious2001'': Near the end, after the heist scene, the crew returns to Dominic's house but Tran and his cousin zip by on motorcycles, spraying bullets, [[spoiler:and killing Jesse]].

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