Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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A six-year-old cat was shot 16 times by a group armed with air rifles and BB guns in Glossop,  Derbyshire. He survived the attack and underwent surgery to remove the pellets.



Hackney Gazette

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Police officers responding to reports of a shooting in Dalston, East London, found three injured men. Two of the victims were treated for minor injuries, while the third remains in a critical condition, having sustained a head injury. A man has since been charged with five counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.


Lancashire Telegraph

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A man has been charged with possessing five rounds of .38 ammunition, possessing cocaine and heroin with intent to supply and possession of cannabis after a revolver, ammunition and Class A drugs worth over £10,000 were reportedly found at his home in Accrington, Lancashire. The gun and a ‘taser-like device’, also retrieved from the address, have been sent for forensic examination.


Express & Star

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An airgun pellet was removed from the shoulder of a young cat shot in Streetly, West Midlands.  She is believed to have been in a back garden when she was shot.


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Police removed two guns from the Wavertree and Fairfield areas of Merseyside after community intelligence. Three men arrested in separate incidents appeared in court charged with firearms offences.  One, who was arrested in Fairfield, was charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life.  Another man arrested in Dovecot was charged with the same offence, and a teenager from Wavertree was charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition without a certificate (Liverpool Daily Post, 30 October 2010).


shropshirelive

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Your Local Guardian, 25 September 2013Louis Browning has pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm, and has been found guilty of having a firearm with intent to endanger life, causing grievous bodily harm, robbery and false imprisonment in Wallington, South London. He and a group of other men attacked a man on the street and also inside a van, hitting him with a shotgun, stabbing him in the legs and face and stealing his mobile phone, keys and trousers. Police recovered two live cartridges, a gas-powered air pistol, and the sawn-off shotgun from where it was hidden in a ceiling space during a search of Browning's home a few days after the assault.


This is Local London

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Daniel Odoi-Asare from Pinner, north west London, is due to be sentenced on two counts of robbery and two of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.  He had a BB gun when he stole a car and a sat nav in two separate incidents.


CoventryLive

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Following reports of a man with a firearm in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, armed police officers seized an air rifle and arrested two teenage boys on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent. Click on media link to read full report.


Devon

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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.