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.

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14
Table 6: Type of firearm by use of weapon in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2013-14 Number

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Table 6: Type of firearm by use of weapon in offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2013-14 Number

Main Firearm Recorded1
How Firearm Used Shotgun Rifle Pistol/ Revolver Air Weapon Imitation Unidentified Other Total
Fired - fatal injury - - 1 - - - - 1
Fired - non-fatal injury - - 2 21 1 4 14 42
Fired - damage to property 5 6 2 39 - 10 4 66
Fired - no injury/damage 4 - 1 55 4 4 6 74
Total Fired 9 6 6 115 5 18 24 183
Used as a blunt instrument - - - 3 1 1 - 5
Used to threaten 11 2 28 44 25 27 5 142
Other uses 1 1 3 20 3 8 8 44
Total 21 9 37 182 34 54 37 374

Notes:

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


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