Teenager jailed for 16 years after buying handgun on dark web

The Guardian | Sep 13, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  • A teenager who was obsessed with mass shootings has been jailed for 16 years after ordering a firearm and ammunition on the dark web.
  • When officers searched his bedroom they discovered handwritten notes and a USB stick containing more than 1,000 pages relating to explosives and massacres.
  • A jury unanimously convicted Davies of attempting to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life and attempting to possess the ammunition with intent to endanger life following a two-week trial at Gloucester crown court in July.