Five teens a day shot or knifed in London
The statistics obtained by the Evening Standard show that in the eight-month period:
• A total of 321 children were injured in shootings, 39 of them seriously.
• Eighty-eight children were shot in armed muggings and two were injured in gunpoint rapes.
• A total of 952 children were stabbed, 188 of them seriously.
• Some 288 children were hurt in knifepoint robberies and 10 were stabbed in rapes.
Crime going down? How stupid do they think we are? Try reporting a crime at a police station and watch the trained receptionist try and talk you out of it.
Hat tip to the Gun Debate critic