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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Gun Crime

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Belfast man shot in both arms and both legs
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
Man seriously injured after shooting in Lucan estate
The incident in the west Dublin suburb took place at about 10.30pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Man hospitalised after shooting in north Dublin
A man in his late 20s was shot in Kinsealy last night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws
He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.
14-year-old shot in head at US school
The teenager was shot and a teacher was injured at the school in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
19 shot in overnight violence in Chicago
Thirteen people, including young teenagers, were injured during one 30 minute spate of violence.
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.”
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.
7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
The suspected gunman is among the dead at the mass shooting at the temple.
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.
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.
Man charged over killing of 16-year-old girl in Tallaght
Melanie McCarthy-McNamara was murdered in a drive-by shooting earlier this month.
'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’
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.
Man injured in Dublin gun attack
A man in his 30s has been hospitalised following a shooting in Hartstown in Dublin this evening.
Man for court over Tallaght shooting
Two rifles were seized after the incident yesterday in which shots were fired through a house window.
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.