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United Kingdom

28 April 2004

Evening Post (UK)

A Sunderland woman whose young son was shot in the face with an airgun has helped launch a new nationwide charity to fight gun crime. Linda Mitchell, who lives in Roker, has been compaigning for tougher laws since 12-year-old Michah was lucky to survive the 2001 shooting, which knocked out his bottom teeth. DISARM, unveiled by Home Secretary David Blunkett at Westminster yesterday, has already pledged funds for a project set up by Mrs Mitchell's own organisation. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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