UK Gun Crime

15-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead In Hackney

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

A teenage girl has been shot dead, police said. The victim - believed to be aged around 15-years-old - was gunned down inside a building in Hackney, e...

Gun Fight at the Ukip Corral

Gregor Smith | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

Nigel Farage is frequently described as a "populist" and "man of the people" (although seemingly only by his critics), but last week he did something uncharacteristically un-populist...

Boy, 8, Accidentally Shoots Five-Year-Old, In Essex

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

An eight-year-old boy has accidentally shot a five-year-old in Essex, leaving the child with serious injuries. Officers were called to a house in E...

Birmingham Pair Jailed Over Police Gun Attack During Riots

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Two men have been handed lengthy jail sentences after being found guilty of taking part in a pre-planned gun attack on police officers during the summ...

Theresa May Calls Police Murders 'Deeply Shocking'

PA | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

The murder of two woman police officers is "a terrible reminder of the risks that police officers face every day to keep our communities safe", the Ho...

Six-Year-Old Girl Shot By Gangsters 'Just Wants To Dance Again'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

Having spent a year in hospital after being shot in Stockwell, six-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran says she can't wait to get back to normal and dance ag...

10 Years For Londoner Who Fired Shots From 100-Year-Old Revolver

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

A man who ran through Lambeth firing shots from a loaded vintage revolver has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Shaun Calinder, 23, was found b...