Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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BBC

21-04-2008

Man from Kingstanding on trial for Birmingham 2003 murder after routine DNA match.


BBC

21-04-2008

Jermain Carty has been jailed for a minimum of 14 years for shooting a student who was working as a doorman at a concert in Loughborough, Leicestershire, in March 2007 (see Incidents).  He had denied attempted murder and possession of a firearm.  His victim was seriously injured when he was hit three times.  Because of an error in the judge's summing up a retrial was ordered.  Carty was found guilty after the retrial and was given a minimum 12 year jail sentence (Leicester Mercury, 10 April 2010).


Sunday Mirror

20-04-2008

Nottingham man jailed for 10 years for carrying a revolver and bullets.


Lowestoft Journal

20-04-2008

Masked raider confronts shop owner with handgun.


BBC

20-04-2008

Man in Oldham in hospital after being shot.


South Wales Echo

19-04-2008

Wales. Man shoots two with air rifle and hoards other weapons in bedsit.


The Sentinel (Stone on Trent)

19-04-2008

Teenagers take air rifle, rifle and ammunition from house during a party in Alsagers Bank.


Press Association

19-04-2008

Street Brawl in Brigstock Northamptonshire, starting pistol recovered.


Worksop Guardian2008-04-18

18-04-2008

Teenagers arrested for shooting a garage worker with airgun in Boston, Lincolnshire.


BBC

18-04-2008

Armed men rob Building Society, Moortown, West Yorkshire.


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About this information

This information is provided by the Infer Trust. It is compiled from media reports of incidents in England, Scotland and Wales. Northern Ireland has different gun legislation. We know the information is incomplete, though we believe nearly all of the most serious crimes are included.