Police have arrested three more people after a window was shot at in Sunderland on Monday afternoon, taking the total to 15 arrests.
The incident happened in Edgmond Court at around 1.40pm.
12 people were arrested yesterday (Tuesday March 2) after police carried out several warrants in Sunderland.
Anyone with information can contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 511 290216 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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The family of three women who were shot dead in County Durham on New Year's Day 2012 have criticised the government for not changing gun laws.
New home office guidance has been issued this week but the law will remain the same.
Earlier this year a coroner at the inquest into the Horden shootings called for "root and branch" changes to how guns are licensed. Frances Read reports.
Minister for Policing Damian Green said:
“This new Home Office guidance clearly sets out a process which police forces should follow when considering an application from someone with a history of domestic violence.
“It should also ensure the views and experiences of victims of domestic abuse are carefully and sensitively taken into account.
“I am confident that this guidance will continue to protect the public from people who are not suitable to hold firearms.”
The family of three women who were shot dead in County Durham on New Year's Day 2012 have criticised the government for not changing the gun laws.
New guidance has been issued this week but the law will remain the same.
The home office has said the new guidance is robust and will be continually reviewed.
Back in March a coroner at the inquest into the Horden shootings called for "root and branch" changes to how guns are licensed
There was some good news for the Turnbull family today at a meeting with the Home Office Minister Damian Green.
Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand caught up with them as they left with several promises from the Government to change gun licensing.
Watch the full interview below.
The Home Office has issued the following statement to ITV News In response to the campaign launched by Bobby Turnbull for tighter security around granting gun licenses.
"...paying particularly close attention to ensuring intelligence about domestic violence is fully taken into account when police consider firearms licence applications".
They have also confirmed that they are considering raising firearms fees and say that changing the guidance around gun control should be completed by the end of this year.
A man whose mother, sister and aunt were shot dead last year has been to London to lobby politicians for changes to the gun laws.
Bobby Turnbull met with the Home Office Minister, Damian Green, and asked him to consider his family's pleas for tougher gun control.
Watch Lucy Taylor's report on what prompted his eighteen-month campaign below.
A County Durham man whose mother, sister and aunt were shot dead, is meeting a minister today to discuss gun laws.
Susan McGoldrick, Alison Turnbull and her daughter Tanya Turnbull were killed at a house in Horden on New Year's Day last year.
Michael Atheron, who went on to shoot himself, had legally owned guns despite a history of domestic violence.
Bobby Turnbull is meeting the Home Office Minister Damian Green this afternoon to discuss plans to tighten gun laws.