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# Gun Crime

Last year
2022
Prosecutors charge three with murder in California mass shooting
Prosecutors say the mass shooting that ultimately killed six people was a result of a feud between two rival gangs
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Search underway for gunman after fatal shooting of Memphis rapper Young Dolph
The rapper had survived a number of previous shootings.
Road workers discover gun and ammo while digging in Dublin's north inner city
The find was made this afternoon.
Patel accused of delaying tighter gun licence rules in wake of Plymouth shootings
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
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
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
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
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
The woman escaped the incident without injury.
Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears
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
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'
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
The suspect is in custody in hospital.
French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun
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
Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'
Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in yesterday’s shooting.
Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges
Both suffered head injuries.
Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi
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
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'
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
“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
The man suffered gunshot wounds to the arm and chest.
New Jersey boy shoots dead four-year-old brother while playing with gun
The boys’ mother has been arrested and charged.
Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio
One person was found dead inside the studio and another died of his injuries in hosptal.
Man in his late 20s shot in Dublin
The incident is not understood to be related to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.
Man charged with threatening to kill woman who witnessed Limerick shooting
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?
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
A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.
Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
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
Lorenzo Insigne was reportedly stopped by two thieves on scooters.
Six-year-old boy shot dead while playing with friends in Miami
Police have issued a $25,000 reward for information.
Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years
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
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
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
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
Nice try.
'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes spared death penalty
The jury spent two days deliberating after three months of evidence.
Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'
Nine people were also injured in the shooting.
'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea
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
The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.