Liverpool teenage gunman who waged ‘open warfare’ jailed – BBC News

‘A teenage gunman who waged “open warfare” on the streets of Liverpool has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 26th January 2023

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Man jailed after getting haircut with loaded gun in Derby – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2023 in drug offences, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer has been jailed for five years after being found with a loaded gun in a Derby barbershop.’

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BBC News, 11th January 2022

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Liverpool teenager jailed for life over ‘outrageous’ shooting of schoolgirl – The Guardian

Posted January 11th, 2023 in attempted murder, firearms, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘A teenager has been jailed for life for an “outrageous” gangland shooting in which a 15-year-old girl was struck in the neck by a bullet as she waited for a bus home from school.

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The Guardian, 10th January 2023

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Chelsea Bridge death: family bring test case against police watchdog – The Guardian

‘The family of Oladeji Omishore, who drowned in June shortly after he was shot with a stun gun by police, are taking the police watchdog to the high court in a test case, accusing them of failing to properly investigate the officers involved.’

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The Guardian, 28th November 2022

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Four London gang members jailed over armed heists targeting cash vans – The Guardian

‘Four members of an organised crime gang that stole £400,000 in a series of armed robberies targeting cash vans have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 14th November 2022

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Ex-soldier inquest: ‘Veteran died after police Taser’ – BBC News

Posted November 2nd, 2022 in armed forces, firearms, inquests, mental health, news, police by sally

‘An Iraq and Afghanistan veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder died after being Tasered by police, an inquest has heard.’

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BBC News, 1st November 2022

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Wife’s ‘nightmare’ as man waits four years for trial – BBC News

‘The wife of a man who has been told he will spend at least four years and four months in jail before standing trial says she is living in a “nightmare”.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2022

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Turks and Caicos head said to question UK’s alleged failure to keep residents safe – The Guardian

‘A diplomatic row has broken out over the UK’s alleged delay in helping an overseas territory combat a spate of murders and untrammelled drugs trading.’

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The Guardian, 13th October 2022

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Birmingham gang jailed over firearms conversion plot – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2022 in firearms, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Three members of a criminal gang have been jailed for their part in buying dozens of blank-firing handguns with a plan to turn them into live weapons.’

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BBC News, 11th October 2022

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Inquest into police shooting of Chris Kaba due to open and adjourn – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2022 in firearms, inquests, London, news, police by sally

‘The inquest into the death of Chris Kaba, who was shot by police in south London, is due to be opened and adjourned in a short hearing on Tuesday.’

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The Independent, 4th October 2022

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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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