Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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Wimbledon Guardian

26-03-2008

A married couple who were held at gunpoint by two men who ransacked their home in Banstead, Surrey, in January 2008 will speak about the incident on BBC's Crimewatch. The man was restrained with handcuffs and thumbcuffs were used on his wife. The burglars stole many valuable possessions.


Newham Recorder

26-03-2008

Perry Nathaniel has been given a life sentence after a teenager was left with a bullet lodged in his brain. He shot his victim in the head at point blank range in a row over a car. The incident took place in Canning Town, east London, in July 2006. Nathaniel had denied attempted murder. Both he and Robert Dorey, the driver who took him to the scene, were ordered to serve a minimum of 16 years. The victim, Amadou Drammeh, was sentenced to 45 days for contempt because he refused to complete his evidence against the defendants.


MK News

26-03-2008

A gunman fired his weapon outside a nightclub in Milton Keynes. Earlier that night a group of 10 to 12 men, including the gang member who discharged the firearm, were refused entry to the club.


Evening Leader (Chester)

26-03-2008

A man has been arrested in Carlisle on suspicion of possessing a firearm. Armed response officers entered a property in the city and recovered a weapon.


BBC

26-03-2008

A man who failed to report back to prison was arrested when a car was pulled over in Sunderland. An electrical stun gun and other items were found. Another man was arrested on suspicion of possessing dangerous weapons.


BBC

26-03-2008

A man is on trial accused of conspiracy to murder a man who was shot outside his home in Dormanstown, near Redcar in Teesside, in September 1996. He had been extradited from Spain to face trial. Four men have previously been convicted in the case, two with murder.


Evening News (Edinburgh)

26-03-2008

A woman whose husband attacked her with a stun gun said she is concerned he may try to contact her again. Marek Ilves pleaded guilty to the attack, during which the stun gun failed to activate, which happened in December 2007, and he was fined 660 at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.


This is Hampshire

25-03-2008

A gunman walked into a store in Portsmouth and made off with 11,000. The forced members of staff into a room at the rear of the shop and, after repeatedly punching one man, forced him to open the safe whilst pointing the gun at him.


Redditch Advertiser

25-03-2008

A teenager was grabbed around the throat and threatened with what appeared to be an airgun as he was leaving a park in Church Hill. He was approached by a male who had been with another group of males and a girl who ordered him to hand over his mobile phone. The phone was recovered nearby.


Liverpool Echo

25-03-2008

Armed police sealed off a road in Kirkdale, Liverpool, after reports that four teenagers who were setting off fire hydrants might have a gun. Four suspects were arrested as they came out of a house and taken away for questioning. Police found a ball bearing gun, a machete and an extendable baton in the house.


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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.