Find Gun Policy Facts

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

Gun Policy News


27 June 2010

Sunday Herald Sun (Melbourne)

A policeman who shot a knife-wielding man six times was forced to pistol-whip him after running out of bullets. The terrifying incident at Meadow Heights in northern Melbourne has reignited calls for an early roll-out of semi-automatic weapons. Several police sources confirmed a sergeant fired all six shots from his Smith and Wesson .38 revolver at a man, 27, who had allegedly attacked his sister, mother and a good Samaritan who came to their aid. The man is believed... (

Read More: Sunday Herald Sun (Melbourne)