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Some recent incidents recorded in the media

A man got into a taxi in York and allegedly threatened the driver with a firearm, while demanding money. The suspect left the taxi after the driver had driven a short distance, sou.... more

the Leader

Mark Hughes, 33, has been jailed for 3 years, 4 months after pleading guilty to possessing a sawn-off shotgun, 19 cartridges and a stun-gun. Hughes accidentally discharged the shotgun at his home i.... more

Salisbury Journal

A pregnant cat has been put down after being shot with an air rifle in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Her owner at first believed she had been knocked down by a car, but X-rays revealed the.... 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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