Gun Incidents in Great Britain


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Northampton Chronicle & Echo

28-01-2008

A man fired a shot during a dispute in a Northampton street. Nobody was injured and a blank firearm was recovered. Police are hunting the gunman.


Bramley Today

28-01-2008

Desmond Sharp repeatedly shot his wife with a .22 air rifle in the living room of their house in Fairfield Hill in Leeds after he had been drinking. He has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.


BBC

28-01-2008

A rifle was pointed at police officers called to a disturbance in Penhill, Swindon. A man was arrested in connection with a serious firearms offence, and a number of air rifles and pellets along with crossbows and bolts were recovered from a nearby house.


BBC

28-01-2008

A presenter filming a TV documentary in Croxteth, Merseyside, has had a gun pointed at her. A car with blacked out windows pulled up alongside the crew and an arm with a gun came out of the window. Police are investigating.


Scotland on Sunday

27-01-2008

A gunman is being hunted after he fled empty-handed after attempting rob a newsagents in Pollok, Glasgow.


BBC

27-01-2008

Two teenagers, aged 15 and 17, were taken to hospital after a shooting in the Hyson Green area of Nottingham. Their injuries were not life threatening and the 15-year-old has been released from hospital. Police have stepped up patrols in and around Nottingham.


Avon and Somerset Constabulary

27-01-2008

Police are appealing for witnesses after a firearm was discharged outside a pub in Bristol. Damage was caused to a window.


Evening News

26-01-2008

An 18-year-old girl was shot in the face with a pellet gun during a drive-by shooting in Portobello. The shot hit her on the lip. She was left in shock.


Evening News

26-01-2008

A soldier who couldn't keep up with his colleagues whilst training sparked a police alert when he was spotted walking past house in the Juniper Green area of Edinburgh carrying a rifle. He had decided to walk back to the barracks taking a short cut. The incident was described by the Army as "an error of judgement".


Wimbledon Guardian

26-01-2008

A man held up a shop in Teddington at gunpoint. The man pulled out a silver gun and demanded the till be opened. He tool £140.


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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.