Gun Incidents in Great Britain

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West Midlands Police


In Birmingham, West Midlands, specialist firearms officers raided five houses and six industrial units following intelligence that gang members were selling drugs and storing firearms during illegal gambling nights. At one of the industrial units, officers retrieved 30 shotgun cartridges, two live rounds of ammunition and three imitation firearms, including a realistic shotgun. Three people found at the scene were arrested on suspicion of possession of the ammunition. In addition, around £5,000 worth of cannabis and £5,000 in cash were recovered from one of the residential addresses searched.

Ilford Recorder


Anthony Walker, of Ilford, East London, received a suspended prison sentence for importing stun gun. Click on media link to read full report.

Telegraph & Argus


Four people arrested after firearms and ammunition found at an address in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Click on media link to read full report.

East Anglian Daily Times


Two men arrested for possession of a firearm after a fight in Haverhill, Suffolk. Click on media link to read full report.

BBC News


Man allegedly carried out armed robbery at a shop in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. Click on media link to read full report.



Two men, one armed with a knife and the other with a gun, were arrested following reports of a brawl on a street in Plymouth, Devon. Click on media link to read full report.

Express & Star


Police responded to reports of gunshots being fired between up to three cars near the town centre of Walsall, West Midlands. The vehicles involved left the scene before officers arrived. There have been no reports of any injuries.



Following complaints from the community about crime and disorder in an area of Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, police officers carried out pre-planned dawn raids on three properties in the city. Drugs, cash, an axe and an imitation firearm were seized and a teenage male, who had been avoiding the authorities for some time, was arrested for a public order offence.

BBC News


Police officers called to “a domestic-related assault" at a residential address in Plymouth, Devon, found that a woman had been shot in the stomach with an air weapon. The following morning, firearms officers located and arrested a male suspect on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by wounding.



Armed response officers were deployed after a man was stabbed and shots were heard in Liverpool, Merseyside. The injured man was treated in hospital for injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Bullet casings, found at the scene, are undergoing forensic analysis and police officers are analysing CCTV and speaking to potential witnesses.

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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.