Gun Incidents in Great Britain

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In July 2015 the method of categorising incidents changed to allow more specific analysis. Please click here to download information about how the old data was re-categorised.

Warrington Guardian


man points a black pistol at woman working at petrol station

This is Local London


Two teenagers guilty of rape of l5 year old girl, and firearms offences

Herald (Harlow)


Armed police called out to investigate reports of man with gun.



North Essex Police warn about use of BB guns and airguns after spate of incidents

This is Lancashire


Prestwich newsagent chased gunman.

Huddersfield Daily Examiner


Air gun fired at vehicle and air weapon fired at house window in Flockton

Evening Times


An armed robber fled with thousands of pounds after a raid at a shopping centre in Shawlands, Glasgow.  A security guard was taking cash from the arcade when he was approached by a man who threatened him with a gun.  A man, who also committed a robbery in the area in October 2008 (see Incidents), has admitted threatening the guards with an imitation handgun (see December 2009 Incidents).

Kent Online


Two cats shot by air rifle.

Evening News


Stray cat shot 40 times with airgun

Evening Gazette (Middlesborough)


Two ambulances were hit by airgun shots while answering emergency calls in Middlesbrough.

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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.