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Two Dead, Others Injured as Swedish City Hit by Spate of Gun Crime

8 September 2013

Local (Sweden)

One person was hospitalized on Sunday morning after having been shot in the leg in a shootout in the suburb of Hisingen in Gothenburg, the third shooting in the city in recent days. "We have a possible crime scene that we have cordoned off," said Joakim Hansson at Västra Götaland police. The alarm came in at 6.13am. There are currently no suspects in the shooting which follows a spate of gun crime in the city this week. Police were called to the suburb of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Man Injured in Shooting at Swedish School

18 May 2013

Local (Sweden)

Panic broke out at a Gothenburg school on Friday evening as one man was injured in a shooting which could be linked to a violent robbery that took place in the area on the same day. The man sustained light injuries and was admitted to the Sahlgrenska Hospital. On Saturday morning, police had made no arrests but were treating the incident as attempted murder or attempted manslaughter after receiving around 30 calls from the public. At least one cartridge case was... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Man Charged After Swedish Woman Dies in Shooting Game

3 May 2013

Local (Sweden)

A Swedish woman has died after playing what appeared to be a game of Russian roulette in western Sweden. The 23-year-old man who provided the weapon was charged for manslaughter on Thursday. The incident occurred in mid-March in an apartment in Flatås, Gothenburg, where emergency service workers found the 48-year-old woman seriously injured. The 23-year-old man is believed to have brought out a gun during an evening of drinking, loaded it with one live round, put it... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Cop in Trouble After Letting Friend Fire Gun Despite Ban

30 April 2013

Local (Sweden)

A Swedish police officer risks disciplinary action after letting a soon-to-be groom fire 30 shots with his service weapon at a bachelor party held at the indoor shooting range of a police station in western Sweden. Wishing to give his friend a memorable send-off before he entered into married life, the officer invited the groom-to-be and ten other friends to celebrate at the shooting range of the Halmstad police station in June of last year. During the festivities,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

One Shooting a Week in Swedish Town, Gangs Blamed for Half Shootings

29 April 2013

Local (Sweden)

After a man was shot dead through his kitchen window in Gothenburg this weekend, local police said easier access to weapons has lead to one shooting a week in the western Sweden city. "It's been really easy for criminals to get their hands on weapons and they don't hesitate to use them," Erik Nord of the Västra Götaland police told the Dagens Nyheter newspaper (DN). DN reported that for the past two years, Sweden's second largest city has seen on average one... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Police Shoot Drunk Gun-Toting Man

27 April 2013

Local (Sweden)

A drunk man was shot in the foot by police in Umeå in northern Sweden on Friday night after he pointed a pistol at them in an attempt to evade arrest. "They determined that they were faced with a deadly threat," said Benny Ahlenius at Umeå police. Police were called to an address in the Umedalen area of the city on Friday night following a report that a man had assaulted and threatened his wife. When the police unit arrived the apparently drunk man pointed a gun at... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Children Find Loaded Gun in Snow, Fire Round

14 April 2013

Local (Sweden)

A group of children playing in a snow drift in Umeå in northern Sweden on Saturday came across what they thought was a toy gun only to find out that it was a real weapon when one of them pulled the trigger. Luckily the shot was fired into the ground and none of the children were hurt. "It could have gone really badly. The children could just as well have started playing a war game and begun shooting at each other. It is also an area with lots of people and children... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

School Shooting 'Likely' in Sweden - Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

21 March 2013

Local (Sweden)

There will likely be a school shooting in Sweden sometime in the foreseeable future, according to the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, which warned that local authorities are woefully unprepared to deal with such an event. "Many people have access to hunting weapons, even if you can't go to just any store and buy a gun, access to them is nevertheless pretty wide," MSB risk analyst Magnus Winehal told the Dagens Nyheter (DN) newspaper. In a report looking at... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia,Uruguay,Finlandia,Iraq,Arabia Saudita,Chipre,Suiza,Yemen,Serbia,Estados Unidos

10 Nations with Highest Gun Ownership

12 March 2013

SiliconIndia

Bangalore: "Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins," said novelist Ayn Rand. In an era where the misuse of guns and ammunitions are leading to massacres, it is no more a place of nonviolence. Arms and ammunitions leave bitter memories and scar the human race for ages to come. Here are the 10 countries with highest gun ownership, as listed by yahoo.com. USA: USA tops the list of countries with highest gun ownership and this no surprise! The... (GunPolicy.org)

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Unión Europea,Suecia,Myanmar,Siria

Stray Swedish Weapons Show Up in Syria, Myanmar Despite EU Ban

7 March 2013

Local (Sweden)

Syrian rebels appear to be using Swedish weapons, visible in a new video that has emerged from the civil war in which an anti-regime fighter cradles a well-known Swedish model of anti-tank rifle. TV4 news found the video in which a rebel fighter emerges with a Carl Gustaf rocket launcher perched on his right shoulder. The report dubs the weapon a "Swedish export success story". It is the second time in the past few months that Swedish weapons have made their way to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Sweden Holds Gun Amnesty to Get Illegal, Homemade Guns Off Street

1 March 2013

Local (Sweden)

Sweden on Friday commenced with its first weapons amnesty in more than five years, allowing anyone to turn illegal firearms in to police with no questions asked. "From a law enforcement perspective, we are happy to have a new, temporary weapons amnesty underway," Detective Peter Thorsell of the legal division of the National Police Board (Rikspolisstyrelsen) said in a statement. "Reducing illegal weapons possession is a very important measure for reducing gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Regional Distribution of Firearms in Sweden

28 February 2013

Nyheter 24

[Editor's note: Translated by GunPolicy.org from Swedish into English] There are close to two million registered weapons in Sweden, distributed among 600,000 Swedes. The number of registered weapons in Sweden is up to 1 955 478. It's almost a weapon for every fifth Swede. But the weapons are distributed among 599 243 Swedes who have a weapon license . Most of the weapons are in Jämtland where 17 percent - 596 weapons per 1,000 inhabitants - of the residents own a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Tabloid Guilty of Buying Illegal Gun for Article on Guns

19 February 2013

Local (Sweden)

The editor of Swedish tabloid Expressen and two journalists are guilty of gun crimes, a Swedish court ruled on Tuesday, upholding a lower court ruling that their investigative sting into buying black-market weapons in Malmö was illegal. In 2010, Expressen published an article in 2010 in which a journalist had purchased illegal weapons in Malmö. The decision to buy a gun followed a spate of fatal shootings in the southern city, most of which were suspected to have... (GunPolicy.org)

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Chile,Brasil,Alemania,Libia,Turquía,Dinamarca,Suecia,Canadá

Critics Say German Report on Weapons Exports Reveals Little

30 January 2013

Deutsche Welle

Critics says the government's report on arms exports lacks transparency: exporting companies are not named, and government sales are merely summarized. Yet the government claims it's in-depth and detailed. How is it that time and again military equipment "made in Germany" shows up in war zones, despite German government claims that it handles its weapon exports "restrictively" and that it maintains a broad ban on exports to countries with questionable track records for... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Three Dead, One Injured After Shooting in Sweden

14 January 2013

Local (Sweden)

A shooting on Sunday night has Örebro police investigating the deaths of three people, including one suspected gunman, while a 19-year-old woman has been seriously injured. A gun was involved in the incident but the police would not give any details, nor would they specify what the woman's injuries were. The suspect is believed to have killed himself after fatally shooting at least one other man, also in his twenties. The police were alerted at about 1am on Monday... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Four Shootings in Sweden as Organised Crime Spreads

23 September 2012

Local (Sweden)

While efforts to clamp down on criminal networks in Sweden's larger cities have been successful, gangs are re-forming in smaller towns. The newspaper Aftonbladet has mapped out serious organized crime in Sweden. It found that although several organized criminal networks have been broken up and gang ties have weakened, new networks have at the same time formed across Sweden. One example is the town of Eskilstuna in the south-east, which experienced spiralling violence... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos,Reino Unido,Libia,Suecia,Egipto,Bahrein

British MPs Say Arms Exports Need More Oversight

17 September 2012

Guardian (UK)

British arms exports should be subjected to prior scrutiny by MPs and the risk that the weapons could be used for internal repression must be assessed much more effectively than in the past, two leading members of Labour's shadow cabinet have told the Guardian. A radical shift in Labour's policy on the arms trade, with tougher controls, and greater transparency and accountability, is spelt out by Douglas Alexander and Jim Murphy, the shadow foreign and defence... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Daytime Shootings On the Rise in Sweden, Police Say People at Risk

10 September 2012

Local (Sweden)

Criminals in Sweden are becoming more prone to firing gunshots in broad daylight, according to a new study, increasingly putting innocent passersby in harm's way. Gunfire in Sweden is no longer a phenomenon restricted to out of the way alleys in the cover of darkness. To an ever greater extent, Swedish criminals are opening fire in the middle of the day and in places where there is an increased risk of innocent bystanders getting caught in the crossfire. On Sunday... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Police Seize Record Number of Illegal Guns

9 August 2012

Local (Sweden)

The number of illegal weapons in Stockholm is growing. So far this year 171 pistols and submachine guns have been reported, according to police, an increase of 25 percent since last year. If the trend continues, all points to a record year for illegal guns seized in Stockholm, reports daily Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) Though it is still unusual that young offenders are caught with illegal weapons, an increase is discernible here too, according to police. "Those who... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suecia

Swedish Teen Girl Dies After Being Shot in the Head

7 August 2012

Local (Sweden)

A 17-year-old girl who was shot in a northern Stockholm apartment on Monday afternoon has died in hospital, and police have arrested the 18-year-old gunman on suspicion of murder. The shots were fired around 1pm on Monday in an apartment in Sollentuna, a suburb in northern Stockholm. Police were quick to the scene arresting the 18-year-old gunman and taking a further three people in for interrogation. The victim of the shooting was rushed in an emergency helicopter... (GunPolicy.org)

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