Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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BBC News

08-11-2022

Police officers arrested a man on suspicion of possessing a firearm without a certificate after residents reported hearing gunshots in Bilborough, Nottinghamshire. Click on media link to read full report.


PlymouthLive

08-11-2022

No suspect located after armed police officers responded to reports that a man armed with a gun had made threats at a pub in Plymouth, Devon. Click on media link to read full report.


The Packet

07-11-2022

Toby Williamson, aged 24, has been jailed for 32 months after pleading guilty to attempted robbery and possession of an imitation firearm. In September this year, Williamson pointed a firearm at a shop worker in Helston, Cornwall and demanded money from the till. When the staff member told him she didn’t believe the gun was real and went to press the panic button, Williamson fled the shop. In a personal impact statement, the victim said that she has had trouble sleeping and has been prescribed medication for her anxiety.


BirminghamLive

07-11-2022

Police officers responding to reports of an assault in Lye, West Midlands, Tasered and arrested a man who reportedly threatened them with a piece of wood and punched one of them. Click on media link to read full report.


ChronicleLive

07-11-2022

Police safely recovered a suspected firearm and several rounds of ammunition that were discovered under a pile of leaves at a nature reserve in Throckley, Northumberland by a metal detectorist. Click on media link to read full report.


yahoo! News

07-11-2022

Armed police officers shot a man after he reportedly brandished a gun inside an off licence in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The man was treated in hospital and subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.


Echo

07-11-2022

Police carrying out a warrant at a property in Huyton, Merseyside recovered Class A and B drugs, a knuckleduster, knives and an imitation gun. Click on media link to read full report.


Harrow Online

07-11-2022

A woman has posted an online report of her car being shot at in a supermarket car park in Harrow, North London. After hearing a noise as she reversed out of a parking space, she discovered a hole in the passenger side window and a metal ball bearing inside the car. The incident has been reported to the police.


Greater Manchester Police

06-11-2022

After a gun was reportedly fired during a fight in Manchester city centre, two men were charged with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life. Click on media link to read full report.


Echo

06-11-2022

Two men suffered serious leg injuries after being shot outside a house in Litherland, Merseyside. The shooter is thought to have fled the scene on foot. Police have appealed for information, saying they believe people out celebrating Bonfire Night may have witnessed the attack.


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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.