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Patel accused of delaying tighter gun licence rules in wake of Plymouth shootings
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Patel accused of delaying tighter gun licence rules in wake of Plymouth shootings

Aug 15th 2021, 12:45 PM 18,814 Views 15 Comments

A 2019 consultation recommended police consult an applicant’s GP before issuing a firearms licence.

Two gunmen for Kinahan gang jailed in separate cases at Special Criminal Court
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Two gunmen for Kinahan gang jailed in separate cases at Special Criminal Court

Dec 21st 2020, 2:26 PM 14,685 Views 0 Comments

The presiding judge in one of the cases said the damage done by gun crime could not be ignored.

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
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Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 22,421 Views 17 Comments

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting
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Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting

Jul 29th 2019, 6:06 PM 11,854 Views 28 Comments

In the first six months of this year, there were 133 arrests in relation to organised crime.

Teenager killed and eight seriously injured in high school shooting in the US
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Teenager killed and eight seriously injured in high school shooting in the US

May 8th 2019, 7:12 AM 16,606 Views 40 Comments

The attack happened close to Columbine High School where 13 people were killed in 1999.

Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
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Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food

May 4th 2019, 12:10 AM 73,323 Views 42 Comments

The woman escaped the incident without injury.

Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears
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Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears

Apr 24th 2019, 5:13 PM 39,380 Views 0 Comments

The boy has been accused of unlawful possession of a Walther PPQ 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank
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Former trainee prison guard kills five people in shooting at Florida bank

Jan 24th 2019, 12:38 PM 18,636 Views 16 Comments

The shooter called police from within the bank, telling them he had opened fire.

Dublin's gun crime: '€500 for one that shoots or you can rent one that doesn't for €200'
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Dublin's gun crime: '€500 for one that shoots or you can rent one that doesn't for €200'

Oct 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 33,086 Views 30 Comments

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people using this service, according to security sources and local representatives.

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue
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11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,556 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun
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French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun

Oct 22nd 2018, 9:05 AM 9,870 Views 0 Comments

The teenager has been charged after brandishing the fake weapon at his teacher in class.

White cop found guilty for fatal shooting of black teenager in Chicago
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White cop found guilty for fatal shooting of black teenager in Chicago

Oct 5th 2018, 11:50 PM 20,784 Views 33 Comments

Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'
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17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'

May 19th 2018, 7:44 AM 31,705 Views 6 Comments

Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in yesterday’s shooting.

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges
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Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges

May 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 32,982 Views 37 Comments

Both suffered head injuries.

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi
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Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Mar 19th 2018, 10:56 AM 53,617 Views 72 Comments

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers
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Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers

Nov 21st 2017, 10:27 AM 24,005 Views 55 Comments

Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.

'A despicable act': Gardaí say man shot in Meath housing estate was 'an innocent victim'
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'A despicable act': Gardaí say man shot in Meath housing estate was 'an innocent victim'

Aug 4th 2017, 2:24 PM 28,478 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have located the car connected to the incident and a gun was found inside.

Eight-year-old Texas girl shot dead minutes after surviving traffic accident
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Eight-year-old Texas girl shot dead minutes after surviving traffic accident

Feb 28th 2017, 4:11 PM 44,401 Views 89 Comments

“She was a good girl, honour roll student, full of life. They took my baby away from me, why?”

42-year-old man in serious condition after Dublin shooting
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42-year-old man in serious condition after Dublin shooting

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:34 AM 23,740 Views 13 Comments

The man suffered gunshot wounds to the arm and chest.

New Jersey boy shoots dead four-year-old brother while playing with gun
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New Jersey boy shoots dead four-year-old brother while playing with gun

Jun 26th 2016, 12:11 PM 23,617 Views 96 Comments

The boys’ mother has been arrested and charged.

Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio
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Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio

Jun 25th 2016, 3:21 PM 15,681 Views 35 Comments

One person was found dead inside the studio and another died of his injuries in hosptal.

Man in his late 20s shot in Dublin
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Man in his late 20s shot in Dublin

May 2nd 2016, 10:22 PM 49,176 Views 36 Comments

The incident is not understood to be related to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.

Man charged with threatening to kill woman who witnessed Limerick shooting
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Man charged with threatening to kill woman who witnessed Limerick shooting

Apr 30th 2016, 7:32 AM 15,727 Views 0 Comments

The witness has told gardaí she saw a man firing two shots from a handgun outside a house in Limerick last year.

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?
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Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Apr 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,572 Views 100 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car
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Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car

Apr 24th 2016, 5:25 PM 14,159 Views 0 Comments

A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
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Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House

Mar 9th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,258 Views 20 Comments

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

Napoli winger the latest footballer to be robbed at gunpoint in Naples
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Napoli winger the latest footballer to be robbed at gunpoint in Naples

Feb 28th 2016, 12:52 PM 7,339 Views 0 Comments

Lorenzo Insigne was reportedly stopped by two thieves on scooters.

Six-year-old boy shot dead while playing with friends in Miami
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Six-year-old boy shot dead while playing with friends in Miami

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:42 AM 15,302 Views 15 Comments

Police have issued a $25,000 reward for information.

Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years
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Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years

Feb 5th 2016, 6:02 AM 23,735 Views 39 Comments

Licences can be revoked for a number of reasons, including that the person has no good reason for needing a gun.

READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer
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READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer

Jan 13th 2016, 11:58 PM 16,458 Views 39 Comments

John Russell Houser killed two people, before turning his gun on himself at a cinema in Louisiana last summer.

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
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Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Oct 30th 2015, 7:14 AM 49,151 Views 51 Comments

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

7-year-old boy shot dead during birthday party in North Carolina
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7-year-old boy shot dead during birthday party in North Carolina

Sep 8th 2015, 9:21 PM 24,903 Views 43 Comments

The boy was among five killed in the city of Charlotte over the weekend.

New York cops find fully-loaded Glock hidden in a fake Bible
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New York cops find fully-loaded Glock hidden in a fake Bible

Aug 13th 2015, 8:29 PM 11,641 Views 18 Comments

Nice try.

'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes spared death penalty
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'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes spared death penalty

Aug 8th 2015, 12:20 AM 20,021 Views 82 Comments

The jury spent two days deliberating after three months of evidence.

Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'
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Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'

Jul 24th 2015, 11:14 PM 33,295 Views 56 Comments

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea
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'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea

Jul 16th 2015, 11:25 PM 20,768 Views 41 Comments

After being convicted on all 165 charges, Holmes could now face the death penalty.

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago
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Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

Jul 6th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,943 Views 69 Comments

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park
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Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park

Jun 29th 2015, 8:22 AM 30,429 Views 44 Comments

The man is in a critical condition but is expected to pull through.

Three men arrested over fatal shooting at Limerick motorcycle club
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Three men arrested over fatal shooting at Limerick motorcycle club

Jun 21st 2015, 8:14 AM 14,497 Views 8 Comments

A 51-year-old man died of gunshot injuries yesterday evening.

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla
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Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Jun 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,084 Views 0 Comments

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

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