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Firearms dealer Paul Edmunds supplied weapons to gangs

Media playback is unsupported on your device A firearms dealer has been found guilty of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including three murders. Paul Edmunds, of Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, supplied ammunition used in an attempt to shoot down a police helicopter in the 2011 riots. The 66-year-old was found guilty of conspiracy to supply firearms and ammunition by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court. He will be sentenced on 20 December. The court was told Edmunds, of Bristol Road, was arrested at his ...

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Special Report: Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers

Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the U.S. president, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension fund that holds stock in gun and ammunition companies. Although Obama’s stake is minuscule, worth no more than $ 30, it reflects a much larger surge of investment. The president is among millions of Americans buying into gun companies – often unwittingly – as mutual funds have increased such holdings to record levels, according to a Reuters analysis of institutional investment in firearms companies. ...

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Fatal shooting firearms officer arrested

Jermaine Baker shooting: Firearms officer arrested 17 December 2015 From the section London Image caption Jermaine Baker was shot in Bracknell Close near to Wood Green Crown Court A firearms officer has been arrested and interviewed under caution over the shooting of a man. Jermaine Baker, 28, was shot dead on 11 December during an alleged attempt to spring two convicts from a prison van in Wood Green, north London. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) told a meeting held to address community tensions that the officer was arrested on ...

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