Gun crime

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Nashville shooting: what it reveals about Americans’ love of military-style guns
Assault firearms with ‘phenomenal lethality’ have flooded the US market, with firms making more than $1bn profit in the last decade

Ed Pilkington

29, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Nashville school shooter’s identity may make them an exceptionally rare perpetrator
According to all recorded data, the US epidemic of mass shootings are committed overwhelmingly by cis males

Ed Pilkington

28, Mar, 2023 @4:36 PM

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Miami Beach mulls breaking up with spring break after violent mayhem
City leaders rethink strategy after hundreds of arrests and two deaths during this year’s student vacation marred by mayhem

Richard Luscombe in Miami

26, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Fury in Germany as Hamburg shooting brings ‘lax’ gun laws into focus
Gunman was given a firearms permit despite several psychological red flags

Daniel Boffey in Hamburg

11, Mar, 2023 @1:38 PM

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Lady Gaga sued by woman sentenced in connection to theft of singer’s dogs
Jennifer McBride, who returned the dogs after they were stolen, says star failed to honor a $500,000 ‘no questions asked’ reward

Gloria Oladipo

27, Feb, 2023 @7:41 PM

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UK shooting lobby to fight demands to tighten shotgun ownership rules
Powerful pro-gun groups plan to lobby ministers as calls mount to raise ownership barriers after Plymouth killings

Steven Morris

24, Feb, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Vanderbilt apologizes for using ChatGPT in email on Michigan shooting
Consoling email sent to students after a mass shooting at Michigan State University was written using an AI chatbot

Sam Levine in New York

22, Feb, 2023 @1:58 PM

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Los Angeles Jewish community shaken after two alleged antisemitic shootings
Suspect Jamie Tran was arrested in nearby Riverside county after two men were wounded in separate shootings last week

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles and agencies

21, Feb, 2023 @8:37 PM

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Plymouth shooter’s sister and brother criticise failure to toughen gun laws
Government under pressure to reform licensing system, with one MP describing it as ‘a thicket’

Steven Morris

21, Feb, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Housekeeper’s husband arrested over murder of Irish bishop in Los Angeles
Tributes have been paid to David O’Connell, who was shot on Saturday

Coral Murphy Marcos and Rory Carroll

21, Feb, 2023 @7:13 AM

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Calls for radical reform of gun laws after Plymouth shooting
‘Catastrophic’ failings that allowed gunman to kill five people increase pressure to overhaul 1968 legislation

Steven Morris

20, Feb, 2023 @7:14 PM

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Plymouth shooting: victims’ families hit out at ‘police failings’ after unlawful killing verdict
Relatives at inquest say Jake Davison should not have been granted gun licence with known history of violence

Steven Morris

20, Feb, 2023 @3:30 PM

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