Nottingham City Council says it has a dedicated team working to prevent gun crime in the city, and is looking for long term ways of preventing future problems.
The council released a statement following criticism of the recent gun amnesty in Nottingham, who say amnesties are not the most effective solution.
– Nottingham City Council statement
Nottingham faces a smaller problem than many big cities, but it is still an issue which needs tackling.
We have a dedicated team focused on tackling gang and youth violence in the short term...
...as well as exploring long term ways of working with the community to prevent future incidents.
A community support worker in Nottingham believes more needs to be done with young people in the city in order to prevent gun crime.
Paul Hall says that would be the most effective solution to the city's gun crime.
The husband of a victim of gun crime in Nottingham does not believe the recent gun amnesty in the city will have any real effect.
Victor Bates' wife Marion was shot in 2003 during a robbery at her jewellery shop.
As a two-week gun amnesty in Nottinghamshire comes to an end today, ITV News Central has been speaking to victims and communities affected to see if they think it will get weapons off the streets.