Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News


17 June 2007

New York Times / Reuters

MELBOURNE — A man dragged a woman from a taxi by the hair and opened fire with a handgun when three people came to her aid on Monday, killing one person and wounding two in the Australian city of Melbourne, police and witnesses said. Police were hunting the gunman who fled on foot after the morning rush hour shooting. "There is a large police operation underway in the Melbourne CBD (central business district) as we speak to try and apprehend the offender," Inspector... (

Read More: New York Times / Reuters