Gun Incidents in Great Britain

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In July 2015 the method of categorising incidents changed to allow more specific analysis. Please click here to download information about how the old data was re-categorised.

Parlaimentary Answer. Hospital Admissions with Gunshot wounds


Hospital Admissions of Patients with Gunshot Wounds by age and gender. March 1998 - March 2007

Parlaimentary Answer. Hospital Admissions. Gunshot and Knife injuries 2002 - 2007. Ethnicity


Hospital Admissions of Patients with gunshot wounds and knife related injuries by ethnicity 2002-03 to 2006-07.

Parlaimentary Answer


Finished Hospital Admissions of Patients with gunshot wounds and knife related injuries by ethnicity 2002-03 to 2006-07.

Parliamentary Answer. Finished Hosp. Admissions with gunshot related injury by SHA 1997 - 2007


Finished Hospital Admissions with a gunshot related injury by SHA 1997-98 - 2006-07

Parlaimentary Answer. Firearms Offences 1997-98 to 2006-07


Firearms Offences (excluding air weapon offences) and injuries: 1997-98 to 2006-07 per 1000,000 population (England and Wales)

Parliamentary Answer. Misappropriated Firearms.


Misappropriated Firearms Firearms misappropriated in crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales 1997-2007. Misappropriated is defined as stolen, obtained by fraud or forgery etc or handled dishonestly

Home Office Reports 2006 and 2008


Crimes Recorded by the Police in which a Police Officer on Duty was Injured by a Firearm (excluding Air Weapons) in England and Wales

Evening Chronicle


A shop worker was threatened with a sawn-off shotgun and beaten during an armed raid in Swalwell, Gateshead.  The raider ordered the man to hand over cash but when he refused he beat him repeatedly.  Three men are on trial charged with conspiracy to rob and having a firearm with intent (Evening Chronicle, 29 October 2009).  One man has been found guilty (see November 2009 Incidents).

Sunderland Echo


Sunderland Echo, 15 August 2008 Two were threatened at gunpoint by masked raiders who burst into a home in Seaham, County Durham. One of the women was punched in the face. After a brief struggle both men ran off. Police have revealed that on man had a BB gun which resembled an authentic pistol.

This is Bristol


This is Bristol, 15 August 2008 Mark Sanclemente has admitted possessing a prohibited firearm and ammunition without a firearms certificate after cleaners at a hotel in Almondsbury, near Bristol, discovered a machine pistol in his bag in January 2008. A stun gun was also in the bag. He has been jailed for seven years.

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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.