Victims of Plastic and Rubber Bullets


Rubber Bullets

Name
Age
Shot
Circumstances
Francis Rowntree
11
April 22 1972
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 5-7 yards. Non-riot situation.
Tobias Molloy
18
July 16 1972
Shot in the chest by British Army from a distance of 2-3 yards. Eyewitnesses said he was not rioting.
Thomas Friel
21
May 22 1973
Shot in the head by British Army from 25-30 yards during riots in Derry.

 

Plastic Bullets

Name
Age
Shot
Circumstances
Stephen Geddis
10
August 8 1975
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 40 yards. Non riot situation
Brian Stewart
13
October 10 1976
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 10 yards. Non-riot situation
Michael Donnelly
21
August 9 1980
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 15-20 yards. Non-riot situation.
Paul Whitters
15
April 25 1981
Shot in the chest by RUC from a distance of 5-7 yards.
Julie Livingstone
14
May 13 1981
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 7 yards. Non-riot situation.
Carole Anne Kelly
12
May 22 1981
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of less than 10 yards. Non-riot situation.
Henry Duffy
45
May 22 1981
Shot in the head by British Army. Non-riot situation
Nora McCabe
32
July 9 1981
Shot in the head by the RUC from a distance of 2 yards. Non-riot situation.
Peter Doherty
36
July 31 1981
Shot in the head by British Army through his living room window. Non-riot situation.
Peter McGuiness
41
August 9 1981
Shot in the chest by British Army from a distance of 3 yards. Non-riot situation.
Stephen McConomy
11
April 19 1982
Shot in the head by British Army from a distance of 5-6 yards. Not rioting
Sean Downes
22
August 12 1984
Shot in the chest by RUC from a distance of 2 yards.
Keith White
20
April 14 1986
Shot in the head by RUC at point blank range.
Seamus Duffy
15
August 9 1989
Shot in the chest by RUC from a distance of less than 10 yards. Non-riot situation.
 
 

Source: McKittrick et al: Lost Lives (1999)

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