Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14

Published: 17 Jun 2015
ISBN:
9781785444708

Statistical bulletin on crimes and offences involving firearms recorded by the police in Scotland in 2013-14.

Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14
Table 5a: Use of identified firearm (excluding air weapons) in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 Number & Percentage

Table 5a: Use of identified firearm (excluding air weapons) in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 Number & Percentage

How Firearm Used 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-131 2013-14 % change 12-13 to 13-14
Fired - fatal injury 2 5 4 2 1 1 2 4 1 1 -
Fired - non-fatal injury 73 61 74 104 60 69 55 39 22 17 -23
Fired - damage to property 19 40 32 46 31 34 27 23 12 17 42
Fired - no injury/damage 23 34 62 72 67 48 50 45 19 15 -21
Total Fired 117 140 172 224 159 152 134 111 54 50 -7
Used as a blunt instrument 3 6 10 6 9 8 10 11 4 1 n/r
Used to threaten 91 133 157 154 179 130 172 134 80 71 -11
Other uses 21 50 63 78 80 56 27 29 30 16 -47
Total 232 329 402 462 427 346 343 285 168 138 -18

Notes:

1. For further information on the main firearm recorded please see Note 5.5.8.


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