UK Shooting

Hackney Shooting Victim Named

PA | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

A teenage girl shot dead yesterday has been named in news reports and on social media as Shereka Marsh. Police were called to reports of a shooting...

This Keeps Happening...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A four-year-old girl shot and killed her cousin of the same age with a with a rifle she found under a bed at her grandfather's house in Detroit. Th...

Moviegoer Shot For Texting During A Screening Of 'Lone Survivor'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man has been killed and his wife injured after a shooting in an US movie theatre over the use of a mobile phone during a film. The incident, in...

Man Shot Dead On Boxing Day Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

Hassan Isman Omer, a 31-year-old from Poplar in east London, has been named as the victim of a shooting in a nightclub on Boxing Day. He died in ho...

Man Dies In Boxing Day Club Shooting

PA | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK

A man has died after being shot inside a nightclub in London's West End, Scotland Yard has said. One man has been arrested in connection with the s...

Gunman Opens Fire At Paris Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

A city-wide manhunt is underway for a gunman who opened fire at the reception of the Paris building of left-wing newspaper Libération, seriously inju...

Two Arrested Over Taxi Driver Shooting

PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

Two men have been arrested after a taxi driver was shot amid a dispute between two groups of men at a petrol station. Police believe the 61-year-ol...

Taxi Driver Seriously Injured After Being Shot During Row At Merseyside Petrol Station

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

A taxi driver was recovering in hospital today after being shot at a Merseyside petrol station in the early hours of Saturday. Police believe the 6...

Schoolgirl Shot In Buttocks Told 'Blood Was Her Period'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

A 10-year-old girl shot in the buttocks by a stray bullet was given a sanitary towel and told to go back to sleep by her parents, who thought the bloo...

WATCH: Boy, 3, Among 13 Injured In Mass Shooting At Chicago Park

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

A mass shooting at a Chicago park has left a 3-year-old boy in critical condition and left 13 people injured. The boy reportedly suffered a gunshot...

SWAT Team Shoot Dead 107-Year-Old Man

Newsy | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Police were called to a home in Pine Bluff on a domestic disturbance call. Monroe Isadore was later killed by police in a standoff....

'Caught In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time',

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Police believe a young woman killed while celebrating her birthday was an innocent victim, "caught in the wrong place at the wrong time." Sabrina M...

Killing in the Name of Sport

Chantal Lyons | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK
Chantal Lyons

The people behind these stories all have one thing in common (apart from an enthusiasm for guns) - an arrogant belief that the lives of other animals cannot possibly be worth as much as their own pleasure. The animals whose lives are in question also have something in common - they have all been persecuted to the edge of extinction in the UK.

16-Year-Old Gunned Down In Luton

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

A £1,000 reward is being offered after a 16-year-old boy was left in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back. The teenager wa...

Retired Police Inspector Found Shot Dead At Home With His Partner

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A man found shot dead alongside his female partner was a retired police inspector of 30 years' service, a detective has said. The pair were found d...

'Cameron's Police Guard' Dies From Gunshot Wounds

PA | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

A 43-year-old police officer from a unit that guards the Prime Minister and other high profile figures has been found dead from gunshot wounds. The...

Teenager Killed In London Double Shooting

PA | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

A teenager died and a man was injured after they were gunned down in a street. The pair were shot in Hindrey Road, Clapton, east London, at 8.20pm ...

Bullet-proof Backpacks and Playground Paranoia Abound in Sandy Hook Fallout

Planet Ivy | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Planet Ivy

As should probably have been expected in the wake of the December shootings at Sandy Hook, America's knee is still jerking over a month later, in a variety of depressingly haphazard directions.

'TMZ Remove The Video Of My Nephew Being Murdered'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

The family of a man who was filmed being shot dead outside a nightclub has slammed a website which continues to host the footage as "disgusting". ...

'You Never Expect To Bury Your Child'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK

The mothers of two teenage girls who were shot dead outside a new year party used the 10th anniversary of their daughters' deaths today to urge young ...

The Cost of the Right to Bear Arms

Bob Morgan | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK
Bob Morgan

America has experienced a dreadful loss of young and innocent lives after the murderous shooting rampage in Connecticut. Such incidents are not unique to America but surely what matters is what a nation does to stop these things happening again.

Inside the Mind of a Mass Killer

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

As North America and the rest of the world try to answer the question 'why' when it comes to the murder of innocent school children, current psychiatric research uncovers patterns to apparently random and motiveless 'mass' killings, which might reveal clues as to their impetus.In a paper just published in the academic journal Psychiatric Clinics of North America, entitled 'Mass Murder: Causes, Classification, and Prevention', Dr James Knoll from the Division of Forensic Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York, reports the most up to date current psychiatric understanding of mass killers.

The Week That Was: The Search For Answers

Carla Buzasi | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

From tragedy in the US to tragedy closer to home, the clamour for answers in the wake of the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha continued this week with calls for an inquiry into both how the hospital handled the prank call that preceded her suicide, and also practices at the radio station where the calls where made from. With the revelation this weekend that three different suicide notes were left, including one which allegedly criticised colleagues at the King Edward VII hospital where Jacintha worked, and where the Duchess of Cambridge was treated, those calls for answers are not going away.

'Trigger Man' Found Guilty Of Murdering Anni Dewani

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

A hitman accused of pulling the trigger in the murder of newlywed Anni Dewani during her South African honeymoon has been convicted of murder. Pros...

Bomb Disposal Unit Called To House Of Al-Hilli Family

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

An army bomb disposal unit was called to the house of family who were victims of a gun attack in the French alps on Monday morning amid "concerns" ove...