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Click Liverpool, 26 November 2012
A 31-year-old man has died after he was shot at least five times as he sat in his car outside his home in Wavertree, Merseyside. He was believed to have been attacked by two men who were waiting outside the property in a stolen car that was later abandoned and set alight. The victim was taken to hospital after being shot in the head, chest and arms but died from his wounds seven days later.
Nottingham Post, 20 November 2012
A man has died after he was shot with a firearm in Bilborough, Nottingham. He was found collapsed on the road by a local resident and taken to hospital by ambulance, but later died from his injuries. A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.
Eastern Daily Press, 11 November 2012
A 60-year-old man has died from a gunshot wound to the head outside a hotel in Titchwell, Norfolk. Emergency services were called after the man was seen walking into the car park with a firearm, but were unable to resuscitate the victim.
BBC News, 5 November 2012
A male police officer has died in a firearms incident at a police station in Glasgow, Strathclyde. No one else is believed to have been involved in the shooting. Officers from another police force have begun an investigation into the circumstances of his death.
The Star, 26 October 2012
A 42-year-old man who was shot in the chest in the doorway of his home in Wath-upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire in September (see September incidents) has died in hospital. Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder, which police believe was a targeted attack.
Liverpool Echo, 19 October 2012
A 54-year-old man has died after he was shot in the head at a house Huyton, Merseyside. Officers who were called to the scene recovered two handguns and an alleged quantity of drugs at the property but made no arrests. An inquest into the death was begun and has been adjourned.
Daily Mail, 20 September 2012
Two female police officers, aged 23 and 32, were killed while working in Hattersley, Greater Manchester. The unarmed officers were allegedly tricked into going to the property by false reports of a burglary where they were met with a gunfire and grenade attack. A 50k-volt taser was recovered from the scene which the victims may have attempted to discharge to stop the attack. A man who had been wanted for two previous shooting murders of a father and son and 4 attempted murders (see August Incidents), presented himself for arrest at a police station in the city soon after the incident. A 15-year-old boy was later arrested at a school in the area on suspicion of assisting in the attack but has been released on bail (Metro, 22 September 2012).
Southend Standard, 7 September 2012
A mother and son have been found shot dead at the woman's home in Crays Hill, Essex. The son is thought to have been battling a heroin addiction and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the shooting. An unlicensed gun was recovered from the property.