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14 June 2013

BBC News

The police watchdog has called for the same rules to be applied when licensing shotguns and firearms, following the shooting of three women. The IPCC outlined a number of national recommendations in its report into the shooting at a house in County Durham. Michael Atherton legally owned both shotguns and firearms despite a history of domestic violence. The 44-year-old shot himself following the shootings in Horden on New Year's Day last year. Susan McGoldrick, who... (

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