shoot out

shoot out  {v.}
1. To fight with guns until one person or side is wounded or killed; settle a fight by shooting. — Used with "it".
The cornered bank robbers decided to shoot it out with the police.
The moment she opened the door, the cat shot out and ran around the house.
During the last half-minute of the race, Dick shot out in front of the other runners.
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