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Gun crime: how bullets and weapons are examined

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The number of people killed from gunshot wounds in England and Wales fell to 39 last year from more than 100 a decade ago.

Home Affairs correspondent Danny Shaw spent time with the National Ballistic Intelligence Service to find out how their work is contributing to this reduction in gun crime.

Officers reveal the research into how they detect and prevent gun crimes from a secret site near Birmingham.

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