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Some recent incidents recorded in the media
National World

Nikye Thomas, aged 19, has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of cannabis with intent to supply. In June 2023, po.... more


Ian Coulthard, aged 53, has been handed a sixteen-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to wounding a man and criminal damage by killing a dog. In January 2021, Coulthard was shooting targ.... more

Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard

A woman was treated in hospital after being shot in the back of the head with an air rifle outside a property in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. A man has since been arrested on suspi.... more


Infer Trust is a National Registered Charity Number 1080791.

The principal acitvities of the Trust are:-

  • to raise awareness of public health and safety issues with particular reference to the use of firearms and
  • to offer support and advice and networking opportunities to those affected by gun violence.

How do we do this?

  • We work with a network of people; bereaved parents, victims of gun incidents, families of those injured, and others, offering support, advice and networking opportunities.
  • We collect data about incidents from the media, newspapers, internet websites etc.
  • We liaise with individuals, schools, local authorities, the Police, Councillors, Members of Parliament, Government Departments and other organisations, to raise awareness of gun misuse issues.
  • We commission research about gun misuse and related issues, and work with professionals engaged in this area of study.
  • We provide information for teachers, students, journalists and researchers and links to other sites which give information about gun misuse and related issues.


Contact us:-

  • If you, or a member of your family, has been or are being affected by gun issues, we can offer support, advice and networking opportunities.
  • If you are aware of a gun incident which does not appear on our site so we can add it to our list.
  • If you are a teacher, pupil, student or researcher etc. and cannot find the information you need.
  • If you know of any resources or campaigns that are not recorded on our site.


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