execution style

execution style

Describing a shooting in which the victim is conscious and shot at close range, often with no means of escape. I'm terrified to go into that neighborhood now that I've heard about the execution style shootings that have happened there.
See also: execution, style
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These results confirm with the actual practices in advertising adopted by service providers in India: GRT Hotels and Resorts, 'Vijaya Bank', 'IFMR' (an educational institute); 'Birla International School', 'Asian Institute of Medical Sciences' are among those that have primarily used physical representation as a service advertising execution style in their advertising.
Four teenagers, one of them a girl, were found dead in two villages here on Friday, with both hands tied at the back with packing tape and bullet wounds in the heads in summary execution style.
Authorities in Ohio said earlier today that five adults and two children were killed in an "execution style." "This is not an active shooter situation, however no arrests have been made," Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said in a joint statement.
Three young Muslim American men have been found dead in apparent "execution style" killings in an abandoned house in Indiana.
Local police, who have yet to publish the man's identity, described the shooting as "execution style killing" and "targeted attack," The Age said.
"They were killed by headshots in execution style," a police officer said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian security forces in the Northern city of Aleppo discovered more than 80 bodies of young men and boys thrown in the Quweiq River after being killed execution style.
Most recently, opposition forces claimed last to have discovered over 320 bodies of civilians murdered execution style in the town of Daraya, southwest of Damascus, following a military operation against the rebels.
Some were killed by artillery and tank fire but most were killed "execution style," according to a UN report that cited witnesses who said Assad-allied Shahiba militiamen were behind the house-to-house massacre.
Summary paragraph: Identifying the optimal execution style for any alpha strategy requires a consultative approach to TCA, says David Letton, director, execution sales, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Det Supt Chris Thompson, who is leading the investigation, said: "This was a brutal, merciless, execution style killing, all the more shocking as it occurred in residential street at the time children were going to school.
Stanley Kent, a medical physicist with direct access to radioactive materials used in the treatment of cancer, is killed execution style and his body is left on the overlook above the Mulholland Dam, the first thought is that there's a gangland connection and then maybe a connection with terrorism.
In March Tishane Bernard was acquitted of murder but sentenced to eight years' custody after being convicted of assisting Kemar Whittaker in shooting Andrew Huntley near a nightclub in Digbeth in an execution style killing.
One is at the end of a noose and being swung around by the neck by a guy with a green skull face sitting on the deck of an empty pool, another pig-faced cop is hanging in the corner, missing his hands and everything below about mid-torso, the third has just taken an execution style shot to the head at point blank (by a green skull-faced guy), and the fourth pig-faced cop is sitting there holding his shotgun and a dude with a green skull face has just done a frontside air over the hip of the empty pool and literally torn the pig's head off of his shoulders by smacking it with his back truck.
"Mother and husband of Chicago federal judge found dead--killed execution style."