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#Gun Crime

# gun-crime - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Teenage boy injured in Limerick shooting

The 17-year-old’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

# gun-crime - Friday 8 May, 2015

Shots fired at house in Ballyfermot in broad daylight

The incident happened at 10am today.

# gun-crime - Monday 30 March, 2015

Man survives after being shot in the face

Police said two men carried out the attack.

# gun-crime - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Man in Ballyfermot shot in front of his child

The man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and a 40-year-old man has since been arrested.

# gun-crime - Monday 5 January, 2015

Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin

The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.

# gun-crime - Friday 19 December, 2014

18-year-old shot in the leg at fast food restaurant

Three masked men were involved in the shooting last night at the food outlet in Belfast.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Search continues for 'armed and dangerous' suspect after six die in US shooting spree

All six dead in Pennsylvaia have a “familial relationship” to the suspect Bradley William Stone.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# gun-crime - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Man hospitalised after being shot in the leg in Dublin

The incident took place late last night.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

32-year-old Irish woman shot dead in London

A man has been arrested and charged with Leeann Foley’s murder.

# gun-crime - Thursday 23 October, 2014

'Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven'

A gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial yesterday.

# gun-crime - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Woman punched in gunpoint carjacking

A man has been arrested in connection with the robbery.

# gun-crime - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

# gun-crime - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

# gun-crime - Friday 26 September, 2014

The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold is writing a book

Susan Klebold will donate the money to mental health charities.

# gun-crime - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate

The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.

# gun-crime - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Shots fired outside Westmeath pub

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident but they are appealing for witnesses.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Handguns are now the choice of gangland criminals - so more people are dying

A new study published in the Irish Medical Journal has also found that handguns have lead to a substantial increase in the mortality rate from firearm injuries.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Crime boss Andy Connors killed in late night Dublin shooting

The man in his 40s was shot multiple times in the upper body.

# gun-crime - Thursday 14 August, 2014

25-year-old arrested after man and woman shot in Limerick

The man and woman sustained non life-threatening injuries.

# gun-crime - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Wicklow resident unharmed after arriving home to four burglars with a shotgun

The four males who are in their late teens and early twenties were arrested and three of them have been charged.

# gun-crime - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Man injured in shooting at Dublin pub

The man was not seriously injured and has since been released from hospital.

# gun-crime - Monday 14 July, 2014

Man arrested after entering Tullamore office centre with firearm

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at 8.30am this morning.

# gun-crime - Monday 30 June, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

# gun-crime - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Child shooting: Gardaí following definite line of inquiry, call on perpetrators to turn themselves in

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has described the shooting of the six-year-old as “barbaric”.

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?

After the shooting of a six-year-old boy, should a more radical approach to gun control be considered?

Condition of six-year-old boy shot in Dublin described as "non life-threatening"

The shooting happened after 10pm las night in Ballyfermot.

# gun-crime - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Man arrested for firing shots at Dublin house

There were two people in the house at the time but no one was injured.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Two men arrested after gun fired in Carlow housing estate

No one was injured in the incident.

# gun-crime - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Man, 26, injured in Ballyfermot shooting

The condition of the man is unknown.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp

WhatsApp messages between Pistorius and Steenkamp were revealed during the murder trial in South Africa.

# gun-crime - Monday 24 March, 2014

Man shot in Drogheda estate

The man is in a non-life-threatening state in hospital.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Pistorius defence team say police moved evidence, police admit it's possible

The cricket bat used to break down the toilet door may have been moved.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Belfast man shot in both arms and both legs

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

# gun-crime - Friday 14 February, 2014

Man seriously injured after shooting in Lucan estate

The incident in the west Dublin suburb took place at about 10.30pm.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

# gun-crime - Monday 9 December, 2013

Man arrested after Tullamore shooting

A man in his 20s was arrested early this morning in connection with the shooting, which was witnessed by a seven-year-old boy.

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight

A man walking his seven-year-old son home was one of the victims of two unrelated shootings last night.