Plymouth shooting

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Plymouth shootings: police worker faces misconduct inquiry
IOPC is investigating potential errors in force’s dealings with Jake Davison, who killed five people in August

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Plymouth gunman faced no charges or caution for vicious assault last year
Police watchdog investigates why Jake Davison was put on a rehabilitation scheme and had weapon returned

Steven Morris and Matthew Weaver

20, Aug, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Coroner in Plymouth gunman case requests review of weapons licensing
Jake Davison, who killed five people including his mother, had shotgun licence reinstated last month

Steven Morris

19, Aug, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Outside force to review Devon and Cornwall police’s gun licensing
Inquiry to run alongside IOPC investigation into why shotgun was returned to Jake Davison

Steven Morris and Vikram Dodd

18, Aug, 2021 @7:05 PM

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If you’re asking how the Plymouth shooter got his gun, look at the broken licensing system | Dal Babu
The UK’s gun laws are strong, but the police need the resources to conduct proper, effective checks, says Dal Babu, a former chief superintendent

Dal Babu

18, Aug, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Plymouth shooting: police focus on ‘incel’ links as shop CCTV tape emerges
Exclusive: Jake Davison seen pacing around convenience store for more than five minutes on day before attack

Vikram Dodd and Matthew Weaver

17, Aug, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Social networks struggle to crack down on ‘incel’ movement
Analysis: despite action from large platforms and volunteer moderators, communities remain influential online

Alex Hern Technology editor

16, Aug, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Relatives of wounded angry about return of Plymouth gunman’s licence
Jake Davison shot dead five people and also wounded a 55-year-old woman and her son after police reinstated his gun licence

Matthew Weaver

16, Aug, 2021 @5:33 PM

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UK gun licences: could vetting social media prevent another Plymouth shooting?
Analysis: hateful ideologies like ‘incel’ movement must be recognised as threats rather than dismissed as an online subculture

Alex Hern Technology editor

16, Aug, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Prayers held in Plymouth as city grieves for victims of attack
Parishioners asked to pray for gunman and those he killed in last week’s mass shooting

Steven Morris

15, Aug, 2021 @1:43 PM

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If extreme misogyny is an ideology, doesn’t that make Plymouth killer a terrorist? | Joan Smith
To track the ‘incel’ diatribes uttered and read by Jake Davison, murdering women can seem like the logical conclusion to their seething hatred

Joan Smith

15, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Incel ideology: a new blurry form of extremism incubated online
Analysis: The Plymouth shootings heralded a new type of terrorist threat, but what hasn’t changed is the socially isolated individuals behind it

Mark Townsend

15, Aug, 2021 @5:15 AM

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