Plymouth shooting: Families say warning signs were ignoredon February 20, 2023 at 4:27 pm

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The inquest jury concludes there had been a “catastrophic failure” at Devon and Cornwall Police.

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Five people shot by a gunman in Plymouth were unlawfully killed, an inquest jury has concluded.

Jake Davison killed his mother and four other people, including a three-year-old girl, with a pump-action shotgun in Plymouth in August 2021.

Jurors at a five-week inquest held at Exeter Racecourse gave their conclusions on Monday.

Davison killed his mother Maxine, 51, Sophie Martyn, three, her father Lee, 43, Stephen Washington, 59, and Kate Shepherd, 66, in the Keyham area of Plymouth before turning the gun on himself.

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