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New figures reveal number of guns in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Rutland

Hundreds of 'multi-shot' guns are legally held in Lincolnshire and Rutland, new figures reveal.

Covered by firearm certificates, 'section one' shotguns are multi-shot weapons that contain a magazine holding more than two rounds.

Figures from the Home Office show there were 475 of these guns in Lincolnshire in 2019-20 and a further 290 in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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