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United Kingdom

3 November 2010

Daily Mail (UK)

Cumbrian killer Derrick Bird tried to obtain a third weapon midway through his murder spree -– which would have allowed him to pick off more victims at greater speed. An official report revealed ­yesterday how the taxi driver attempted to retrieve a 12-gauge Winchester shotgun from a friend, who was storing it. But following a short conversation, the friend refused to hand it over. Police believe the killer wanted the gun because its automatic ejector mechanism... (

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