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Gun Policy News, 3 September 2004

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3 September 2004

Evening Standard (London)

A disc jockey who built an underworld weapons factory in an suburban garage under the noses of police has been jailed for seven years. Shaun Halcomb, 35, set up his secret workshop in a seemingly innocuous lock-up less than 500 yards from South Norwood Police Station. The former record spinner amassed enough hardware at the hide-out in Dixon Road, South Norwood, to convert blank-firing guns into an arsenal of deadly firearms ready for use on the borough's... (

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3 September 2004

Times of India

AHMEDABAD — Shooting skills could actually improve your academic fortunes. Staring down the long, cold barrel of a .202 rifle and seeking to hit bull's eye can make a positive impact on lives. The examples in Gujarat are many. Shridhar Puranik (15) was not exactly a bright starter at school. His average performance got his parents concerned. Someone suggested shooting as a way of increasing his concentration. Barely a couple of years into the sport, Shridhar has... (

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