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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

Published: 29 Nov 2016
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786526267

Statistics on those crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved or where a firearm was stolen.

48 page PDF

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48 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
Table 7: Type of firearm by use of weapon in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2015-16

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Table 7: Type of firearm by use of weapon in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2015-16

Number

  Main Firearm Recorded 1
How Firearm Used Shotgun Rifle Pistol/ Revolver Air Weapon Imitation Unidentified Other Total
Fired - fatal injury - - - - - - 1 1
Fired - non-fatal injury 1 - 1 16 2 3 11 34
Fired - damage to property 5 2 - 51 4 3 6 71
Fired - no injury/damage 5 1 5 46 7 3 12 79
Total Fired 11 3 6 113 13 9 30 185
Used as a blunt instrument - - 3 3 - - 1 7
Used to threaten 6 2 33 35 17 14 10 117
Other uses - - 1 7 2 - 13 23
Total 17 5 43 158 32 23 54 332

Notes:
1. For further information on the main firearm recorded please see Note 4.6.8.


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