a shooting spree

a shooting spree

A series of firearm attacks on multiple people committed consecutively or in a relatively short period of time, usually by a single person. With the violent tendencies that this guy has already displayed, I am very worried we'll see him on the news one day on a shooting spree. Prior to his arrest, the man went on a shooting spree and terrorized innocent people across the state.
See also: shoot, spree
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