Men jailed for murder of friend killed by rival gang in shootout – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2022 in firearms, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing, vicarious liability by michael

‘Three men have each been jailed for at least 29 years for the murder of their friend killed by rivals in a shootout.’

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BBC News, 29th September 2022

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The police killing of Chris Kaba – The Guardian

Posted September 21st, 2022 in families, firearms, homicide, news, podcasts, police, professional conduct, video recordings by sally

‘The killing of a 24-year-old black man by firearms officers in south London comes at a time of plummeting faith in the police and serious questions about accountability for the new Met chief.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2022

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Delays leave man facing four years in Leicester jail without trial – The Guardian

‘A man has been told he will have to spend at least four years and three months in jail without trial as a result of Covid, barrister strikes and a malfunctioning courtroom.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2022

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Met police suspend officer involved in fatal shooting of Chris Kaba – The Guardian

Posted September 13th, 2022 in disciplinary procedures, firearms, homicide, London, minorities, news, police by tracey

‘The Metropolitan police officer who fired the shot that killed 24-year-old Chris Kaba has been suspended from frontline duties, the Metropolitan police have confirmed in a statement.’

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The Guardian, 12th September 2022

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Chris Kaba: Police shooting of unarmed man treated as homicide – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2022 in criminal justice, firearms, homicide, news, police, professional conduct, racism by tracey

‘A criminal investigation is under way after the police watchdog said it would investigate the shooting of an unarmed black man as a homicide.’

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BBC News, 10th September 2022

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Sgt Gavin Hillier shot dead by soldier with ‘poor eyesight’ – BBC News

Posted August 30th, 2022 in accidents, armed forces, firearms, news, reports by tracey

‘An army sergeant was shot and killed when he was mistaken for a target by a soldier with “poor eyesight”, an inquiry has found.’

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BBC News, 29th August 2022

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Man charged under Treason Act after crossbow incident at Windsor Castle – The Guardian

Posted August 3rd, 2022 in firearms, mental health, news, offensive weapons, royal family, treason by tracey

‘A 20-year-old man has been charged with a treason offence and making threats to kill the Queen, after he was arrested at Windsor Castle with a crossbow on Christmas Day last year.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2022

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Jermaine Baker lawfully shot dead by Met officer, inquiry rules – The Guardian

Posted July 5th, 2022 in firearms, inquiries, news, police by sally

‘A Metropolitan police firearms officer lawfully shot Jermaine Baker dead in December 2015, an official inquiry has found.;

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The Guardian, 5th July 2022

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Public inquiry findings due on police shooting of unarmed man in prison break – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2022 in firearms, fugitive offenders, inquiries, news, police, prisons by sally

‘The long-awaited findings of a public inquiry into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man during a foiled prison break are due to be published on Tuesday.’

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The Independent, 5th July 2022

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Far-right cell members jailed for terror offences – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2022 in firearms, imprisonment, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Members of a “fascist” cell who made gun parts on a 3D printer and rejoiced at mass shootings have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2022

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Liverpool gangland enforcer charged £10k to blind victim – BBC News

‘A gangland enforcer who threw acid in a man’s face and plotted to blind others under the orders of an underworld crime boss has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 16th June 2022

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Masked driver guilty after double shooting – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2022 in attempted murder, firearms, murder, news by sally

‘A masked driver has been found guilty of his part in two shootings on the same night which left one man dead and a second seriously injured.’

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The Independent, 13th June 2022

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‘Guess what happened?’ Criminal taunted police by posting ‘catch me if you can’ under wanted appeal – The Independent

Posted May 13th, 2022 in firearms, imprisonment, internet, news, police, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A criminal who wrote “catch me if you can” under his own wanted appeal on Facebook has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Independent, 13th May 2022

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New Square police stabbings: West Bromwich brothers jailed – BBC News

Posted May 11th, 2022 in assault, firearms, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, police, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Two brothers who launched a “terrifying” knife attack on police officers at a shopping centre have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 10th May 2022

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Met police officer charged with GBH after man paralysed by Taser – The Guardian

Posted April 1st, 2022 in firearms, grievous bodily harm, news, police, professional conduct by sally

‘A Metropolitan police officer has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a black man was shot with a Taser and left paralysed from the chest down.’

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The Guardian, 31st March 2022

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Far-right cell found guilty of terror offences – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2022 in firearms, news, terrorism by sally

‘Four members of a “fascist” cell who made pistol parts on a 3D printer and celebrated right-wing attacks have been convicted of a range of offences.’

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BBC News, 29th March 2022

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Drive-by shooter jailed after being caught on primary school CCTV – Daily Telegraph

‘A drive-by shooter has been jailed for more than five years after opening fire near a primary school.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th March 2022

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Police officer faces criminal inquiry over fatal shooting of unarmed man – The Guardian

Posted March 15th, 2022 in firearms, homicide, news, police by tracey

‘A police firearms officer is being investigated for potential homicide offences after an unarmed man was shot dead.’

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The Guardian, 14th March 2022

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Sasha Johnson shooting: case against four men collapses – The Guardian

Posted February 23rd, 2022 in attempted murder, Crown Prosecution Service, firearms, murder, news, prosecutions by sally

‘The case against four men charged over the shooting of the Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson has collapsed, after the prosecution announced it would not be offering any evidence against them.’

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The Guardian, 22nd February 2022

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Guns returned to dozens of domestic abuse suspects, police data shows – BBC News

Posted February 22nd, 2022 in domestic violence, firearms, news, police by tracey

‘Dozens of gun-owning domestic abuse suspects have had their weapons returned by police over the past three years, the BBC can reveal.’

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BBC News, 22nd February 2022

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