Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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WalesOnline

13-01-2019

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NottinghamshireLive

13-01-2019

Police officers responding to reports of a shot being fired at an address in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, found a woman had suffered a gunshot injury. The street was cordoned off to allow detectives and search teams to examine the area. Some neighbours initially thought the bangs were fireworks, while others said the attack brought back memories of a fatal shooting that occurred in the street nine years ago.  


NottinghamshireLive

13-01-2019

Armed police attended following reports that a firearm had been discharged during a disturbance on a street in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Two men were arrested, one of them later being charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear. It is believed that no one was injured.


BBC News

13-01-2019

As part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the supply of drugs and firearms in Ireland and the UK, a man was arrested as he arrived at Birmingham Airport, West Midlands. He remains in custody and has been charged with possessing a firearm. Two other men, arrested at the same time, have since been released pending investigation.


Manchester Evening News

12-01-2019

Three men armed with a shotgun, baseball bat and machete allegedly threatened customers at a café in Manchester, Greater Manchester before ordering them to hand over their car keys and other belongings. The thieves then fled in a car that belonged to one of their victims; however, the stolen vehicle was later found nearby. Three of the customers were treated in hospital for injuries not thought to be serious. Four men and two teenagers have since been arrested on suspicion of robbery.


BBC News

12-01-2019

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BBC News

12-01-2019

A wildlife boat tour operator has reported finding two pregnant seals shot dead near Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. One had been shot through the head, the other in the stomach. Commercial fishermen are allowed to shoot seals that interfere with their livelihood but the man who found them believes that anglers were to blame. An RSPCA spokesperson said: "At this stage we do not know the circumstances surroundings the death of these seals, we would appeal to anyone who might have any information regarding this to call our RSPCA inspectorate line.”


Echo

12-01-2019

Five shots were fired through the window of a house in Huyton, Merseyside. It is believed that the house was occupied but no injuries have been reported. Four days later, police attended following reports of loud bangs in another street in the town but, despite extensive searches, no evidence of a firearm discharge was found.


DerbyshireLive

12-01-2019

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Manchester Evening News

12-01-2019

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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.