Summary of Fatal Gun Incidents - April 2020 — March 2021

by Gun Control Network on 30-11--0001

Summary of Fatal Gun Incidents -  April 2020 — March 2021

GCN monitors FATAL GUN INCIDENTS in Great Britain and compiles a list that summarises the available information.

This information is collected from online media reports though it's not possible to provide a complete picture as details are often lacking. For example, the type of weapon is not always revealed, and some deaths are not made public immediately — in particular, self-inflicted deaths are often not reported until the conclusion of an inquest many months later and some never appear in the media.

GCN is often frustrated by the reluctance of the authorities and/or the media to provide accurate details, particularly on the weapon involved, its provenance and legal status. F0I requests for more information are routinely refused.

We would be grateful for any authenticated updates that would allow us to update our own records and provide a more complete picture. The details below were correct as of June 2021.

RECORDED GUN DEATHS IN 2020-2021 48

Homicides (36; 4 shotguns, 3 handguns, 1 air rifle, 28 unknown - most are likely to be handguns)

Date

Victim (Age)

Location

Weapon

Outcome

Apr 7

Michael Rainsford (20)

Litherland, Merseyside

NR (Not recorded in the media)

1

May 4

Silke Hartshorne-Jones (42)

Barham, Suffolk

Shotgun

2

May 17

Aya Hachem (19)

Blackburn, Lancashire

NR

4

May 18

Chad Gordon (27)

Haringey, North London

9 mm handgun

1

May 24

Paul Cairns (42)

Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland

NR

3

Jun 5

Oluwamayowa Adeyemi (21)

Hackney, East London

NR

5

Jun 8

Alexander Kareem (20)

Shepherd’s Bush, West London

NR

5

Jun 13

Robert Powell (50)

Roydon, Essex

NR

5

Jun 19

Kyle Kelson (25)

North Cheam, South London

Shotgun

3

Jun 21

Abayomi Ajose (36)

Moss Side, G Manchester

NR

5

Jun 21

Cheriff Tall (21)

Moss Side, G Manchester

NR

5

Jul 4

Imani Allaway-Muir (22)

Islington, North London

NR

5

Jul 12

Dean Edwards (43)

Penge, South London

9mm pistol

5

Jul 16

Billy McCullagh (27)

Harlesden, North West London

NR

3

Jul 29

Christopher George (26)

Edmonton, North London

NR

3

Aug 5[1]

James Nash (42)

Upper Enham, Hampshire

Shotgun - Homemade

11[2]

Aug 12

Cole Kershaw (18)

Bury, Greater Manchester

NR

1

Aug 12

Jeffrey Wegbe (26)

Kilburn, North West London

NR

 

Aug 17

Graham Williamson (26)

Blantyre, S Lanarkshire, Scotland

NR

3

Aug 21

Christopher Kay (58)

Carlin How, Teesside

Air Rifle - unlicensed

2

Aug 26

Naasir Francis (24)

Lozells, Birmingham

NR

3

Aug 28

Murtaza Nazir (28)

Stechford, Birmingham

NR

1

Sep 25

Matiu Ratana (54)

Croydon, South London

Revolver

3

Sep 30

Will Henry (31)

Dudley, West Midlands

NR

4

Sep 30

Brian McIntosh (29)

Dudley, West Midlands

NR

4

Oct 2[3]

Margaret Johnson (73)

Little Baddow, Essex

NR

6[4], 10

Oct 13

Tamba Momodou (20)

Telford, Shropshire

NR

5

Oct 13

Shakur Hassan (23)

Hayes, West London

NR

3

Nov 1

Jason Diallo (30)

Ilford, East London

NR

3

Nov 12

Nyle Corrigan (19)

Stockbridge Village, Merseyside

NR

5

Nov 16

Ramey Salem (20)

Burngreave, S Yorkshire

NR

3

Dec 19

Jamal Nedd (26)

Fartown, W Yorkshire

NR

5

Jan 11

Lewis Williams (20)

Mexborough, S Yorkshire

Shotgun

3

Jan 21[5]

Keon Lincoln (15)

Handsworth, W Midlands

NR

3

Jan 31

Haroon Zeb (39)

Dudley, W Midlands

NR

4

Feb 6

Carol Smith (75)

Bexhill-on-Sea, E Sussex

NR

5

 

Self-Inflicted (9; 4 shotguns, 1 rifle, 1 BB gun, 1 ‘Slam Gun’, 2 unknown)

Apr 8[6]

Mark Humphries (53)

Burton, Staffordshire

BB gun

7

Apr 26

Jeremy Bowes (53)

Minety, Wiltshire

NR - legal

10

May 6

Kevin Primmer (54)

Alresford, Hampshire

Shotgun

8

May 19

Glen Newstead (56)

Wells, Somerset

Shotgun

8

May 21

Vernon Hough (61)

Llay, Wrexham, Wales

Shotgun

8

Aug 3

Christopher Case (56)

Swarthmoor, Cumbria

Homemade ‘Slam Gun’

8

Oct 2

Simon Johnson (70)

Little Baddow, Essex

NR

64, 10

Nov 2

Emil Malinski (29)

Weir Mill Ranges, G Manchester

.22 Rim Rifle

8

Mar 23

Garry Horvarth-Toldi (52)

Old Colwyn, Wales

Shotgun

10

Other (1)

Mar 4

Gavin Hillier (35)

Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire

NR

12

 

Police (2)

Jun 26

Badreddin Abedlla Adam (28)

Glasgow, Scotland

   

Nov 8

Graham Trinder (57)

Swindon, Wiltshire

 

13


Key

Bold italic font – Female Victim

1.  One or more person convicted of murder

2.  One or more person convicted of manslaughter

3.  One or more person charged with murder

4. Ongoing murder trial

5.   One or more suspect arrested

6.   Reported to have been a Murder-Suicide – not all details known

7.   Inquest verdict - Accident

8.   Inquest verdict – Suicide

10. Inquest awaited or adjourned

11. Inquest verdict – Unlawful killing

12. Armed Forces

13. Referred to IOPC



[1] Died Aug 8

[2] Perpetrator died in a separate incident

[3] Died Oct 4

[4] Full details of murder-suicide not reported, victim and perpetrator assumed to be correct

[5] Cause of death was gunshot and stab wounds

[6] Died Apr 15


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