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23 Dec
Kim Potter fired her gun instead of her taser during the attempted arrest of Daunte Wright at a traffic stop. The death occurred during the Derek Chauvin trial.
27 Oct 2021
The Hollywood actor was informed that he was using a "cold gun" in the moments before he fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court.
9 Oct 2021
Guns once owned by Al Capone, one of the most notorious gangsters in US history, will go up for auction in California this month. The collection will include more than 170 items including weapons, vintage photographs and a letter written from Alcatraz.
25 Mar 2021
The second mass shooting in under a week is putting pressure on Biden act on gun control. However, getting reform passed will be an uphill battle.
21 Mar 2021
Police determined to cut off arms supply to bandits, insurgents
8 Mar 2020
Five years into the war in Yemen, there are so many guns in the country that Yemenis carry them "like others wear a watch — and they use them," according to Götz Gerresheim.
25 Feb 2020
Shyam Kumar, an Indian inventor has designed a gun attachment for Apple's iPhone 4 model which allows the holder to fire it with the press of a button.
19 Feb 2020
Nigerian Police uses old AK47 while Boko Haram relies on gun mounted GPMGs, Senator Abbo claims
18 Nov 2019
Hong Kong police threatened to use live ammunition if protesters continued to wield "deadly weapons" against them, after a policeman suffered an arrow wound. Protesters refused to leave the city's Polytechnic University.
10 Oct 2019
Images show an alleged gunman opening fire near a Turkish restaurant in the German city of Halle. At least two people were shot dead on a street in the city, police said, with media and witnesses reporting that a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant were the targets.
14 Sep 2019
New Zealand's government is planning to further restrict gun ownership by the end of the year. The measures proposed to Parliament come as the country marks six months since deadly attacks at two mosques.
7 Aug 2019
Armed with a semi-automatic gun, the Ohio shooter killed nine people including his own sister. Friends of the man told news outlets he had troubling behavior around women. The FBI has opened a probe into his motives.

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