Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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Hamilton Advertiser

10-04-2008

Scotland. Boy aged between 12 and l4 severely injured by air rifle. Warrant issued for arrest.


BBC

10-04-2008

Scotland. Jedburgh man with gun threatens to take a hostage and also threatens a woman and children.


BBC

10-04-2008

Scotland. Man uses replica gun in robberies.


Weston & Somerset Mercury

10-04-2008

Cat killed by airgun pellet


Kent News

10-04-2008

Three cats injured in air rifle attacks


Boulton News

10-04-2008

Bolton News, 10 April 2008 A gasman fled from a house in Horwich when the homeowner came downstairs wielding what appeared to be a gun. The gasman had been trying to change the meter because the householder had been served with a disconnection warrant. Police raided the house to find the suspect no longer there.


BBC

10-04-2008

BBC, 10 April 2008 Nasir Ahmed took part in an attack on a man at a house in Shotts, Lanarkshire, whilst armed with a replica gun. He and another man ran off but were chased in their car by the occupant of the house who rammed their vehicle. Ahmed together with Azeem Sarwaar was involved in another violent raid on a home in Cambuslang in July 2007 in which they stole 50000. Sarwaar also tried to rob a postman in Lanarkshire in September 2007 when he too used a replica gun which he pointed at his victim and demanded keys to the vehicle. Sarwaar was jailed for a total of 11 years and 11 months, and Ahmed for eight years and eight months.


This is Total Essex

10-04-2008

Window broken by air rifle in Bocking


This is Total Essex

10-04-2008

Window broken by air rifle in Bocking


BBC

10-04-2008

Armed teenagers rob betting shop in Cleethorpes Humberside.


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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.