HC Deb 21 January 1965 vol 705 c107W
45. Mr. Weitzman

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware of the concern arising from recent shooting incidents in north and north-east London; and what steps have been taken to inquire into the source of acquisition of firearms in these cases.

Sir F. Soskice

Yes. The police have reported 15 such incidents in the last three months, involving six shotguns, five pistols, one small-bore rifle and two air pistols. Arrests have been made in all cases. The firearms used in eight cases are known or believed to be stolen; inquiries are continuing into the sources of the firearms used in other incidents.

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