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Gun Policy News, 17 January 2004

United Kingdom

17 January 2004

BBC News

A two-day forum on the issue of gun crime is being held in Birmingham. Law enforcement experts, community groups and Government officials were in the city on Monday for the event, which is being hosted by the Home Office. The conference will look at how Britain's burgeoning weapons culture might be overcome. Birmingham became notorious for its association with gun crime after Letisha Shakespeare, 17, and 18-year-old Charlene Ellis were shot dead at a New Year... (

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