George Clarence Moran, better known as Bugs Moran, was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. On February 14, 1929, in an event which has become known as the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse, supposedly on the orders of Moran's rival Al Capone. He has been credited with popularizing the act of driving by a rival's hangout and spraying it with gunfire, now referred to as a drive-by shooting.
George Clarence "Bugs" Moran (nee Abe Cunin) was a Polish Jew born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Moran. He came to Chicago as a 19 yr old. After many years of inbreeding by his people, he was half nuts, and that's where the name 'Bugs' came from.//