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Violent Crime - Crimes Involving a Firearm

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Wednesday June 17, 2015

Crimes Involving a Firearm

In 2013-14, Scottish police forces recorded 374 offences in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved, an increase of 2% from the 365 offences in 2012-13. The number of offences in which a firearm was discharged and subsequently caused fatal or non-fatal injury to a person decreased by 35% from 66 in 2012-13 to 43 in 2013-14.

Offences involving firearms

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Source: Justice Analytical Services

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