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#Gun Crime

# gun-crime - Monday 2 December, 2013

Two men shot 24 hours apart in Dublin over the weekend

The men presented at the same fire station on consecutive nights over the weekend.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Man shot in both legs in Portrush

A woman and baby boy were uninjured and the man is described as being in a “serious” condition.

# gun-crime - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?

Since being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has caused comment no matter what he has done.

# gun-crime - Monday 9 September, 2013

107-year-old man killed in shootout with US police

No other injuries were reported, though the man had pointed the gun at two people in the house who were led out by police before the shootout.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Oscar Pistorius to return to court as South African police finalise charges

Investigators have completed their inquiries into the shooting dead of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of the Olympic and Paralympic sprinter.

# gun-crime - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Man hospitalised after shooting in north Dublin

A man in his late 20s was shot in Kinsealy last night.

# gun-crime - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief

70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.

# gun-crime - Monday 13 May, 2013

New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting

Unknown gunmen opened fire during an early afternoon parade in New Orleans yesterday, injuring 17 adults and two 10-year-olds.

# gun-crime - Sunday 12 May, 2013

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade

Up to 400 people were participating in the parade at the time; three people were seen running from the scene.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

13 people, including baby, shot dead in Serbian village: report

A man aged in his 60s has shot six men, six women and a baby in a village near the Serbian capital.

# gun-crime - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Murder investigation launched after man shot dead in Kildare

Gardaí have appealed for information about the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Athy last night.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Gardaí recover firearms and ammo from Dublin school

The National School on Basin Lane, Dublin 8, was searched by gardaí today following reports of suspicious activity in the school grounds in the last number of days.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Man and woman found dead in Carlow from gunshot wounds identified

A post mortem examination has confirmed that the 53-year-old man and 51-year-old woman died as a result of gunshot wounds.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Three suspected dead after early-morning California shooting spree

The gunman is thought to wounded at least five other people, but possibly more, before turning the gun on himself.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime State Of The Union This post contains videos

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

# gun-crime - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

# gun-crime - Thursday 31 January, 2013

14-year-old shot in head at US school

The teenager was shot and a teacher was injured at the school in Atlanta, Georgia.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Finnish teen gunman on trial after being declared sane

An 18-year-old who killed two people and injured seven others in a random shooting spree went on trial today in a Finnish district court.

# gun-crime - Monday 7 January, 2013

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre

A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.

# gun-crime - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Gunman kills three in Swiss village

A man armed with an assault rifle launched the attack in the village of Daillon in southern Switzerland late Wednesday.

# gun-crime - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

# gun-crime - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe

World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.

# gun-crime - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Victim of Tipperary shooting named as Shane Rossiter

Gardaí are continuing their investigations into the 30-year-old’s death but are not disclosing the results of a post-mortem examination for “operational reasons”.

# gun-crime - Friday 24 August, 2012

19 shot in overnight violence in Chicago

Thirteen people, including young teenagers, were injured during one 30 minute spate of violence.

# gun-crime - Friday 10 August, 2012

Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns

David Berkowitz, who carried out 13-month shooting spree in the 1970s, said his hope was for young people to realise “just how terrible this violence is.”

# gun-crime - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage

Loughner, 23, has pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

# gun-crime - Sunday 5 August, 2012

7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

The suspected gunman is among the dead at the mass shooting at the temple.

# gun-crime - Monday 30 July, 2012

Colorado shooting suspect charged with 24 counts of murder

The 24-year-old suspect has been formally charged with a total of 142 counts over the deadly shootings at a Colorado cinema earlier this month.

# gun-crime - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Finland: Gunman kills 1, injures 8, in 'random' shooting

An 18-year-old man has been arrested over the fatal gun attack, which police say had no immediately discernible motive.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Man charged over killing of 16-year-old girl in Tallaght

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara was murdered in a drive-by shooting earlier this month.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

'Justice has been served': Killer of Shane Geoghegan convicted

The mayor of Limerick has welcomed the conviction of Barry Doyle for the 2008 murder.

Watch: Programme to highlight Ireland’s ‘gun crime crisis’ Gun Crime This post contains videos

Watch: Programme to highlight Ireland’s ‘gun crime crisis’

A TV3 News Special airing tonight will feature an interview with what the programme says is a ‘prominent drug dealer’ who discusses the ease at which guns can be bought in Ireland.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Man injured in Dublin gun attack

A man in his 30s has been hospitalised following a shooting in Hartstown in Dublin this evening.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Man for court over Tallaght shooting

Two rifles were seized after the incident yesterday in which shots were fired through a house window.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Five dead, including gunman, after Nevada breakfast attack

A man armed with an AK-47 killed three members of the National Guard, and a civilian woman, before killing himself at an IHOP.

# gun-crime - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following Ronanstown murder

20-year-old man was shot dead in the gangland-style shooting yesterday evening. It was the second shooting in Dublin in less than 12 hours after an earlier non-fatal attack in Cabra.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Two men injured in lunchtime pub shooting in Dublin's Cabra House

One man in his 20s was targeted in the attack while a man in his 40s was also slightly injured.

# gun-crime - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Phil Spector gets ready to launch murder charge appeal Phil Spector

Phil Spector gets ready to launch murder charge appeal

The music producer’s legal team are gearing up to appeal Spector’s second-degree murder conviction – accusing the judge of error and the prosecution of misconduct.

# gun-crime - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Two arrested over Blanchardstown shooting

Two arrests have been made in connection with a shooting last weekend, in which 50-year-old man was injured.

# gun-crime - Monday 7 February, 2011

Shots fired through window of Tallaght home

Gardaí are investigating early morning shooting in Tallaght, Co Dublin.