Gun crime close to home for Sky presenter


A Sky News presenter learned the realities of London’s gun crime problem this week after a family member was shot dead on Saturday night.

Denise Nurse’s cousin Halton MacCollin was shot in a Chinese take-away by two unknown men.

Nurse has written a moving personal tribute to the teenager on the Sky News website and calls for better enforcement of anti-gun laws.

Nurse’s loss is not unfamiliar within the Sky newsroom: the brother of Adam Brown, a producer, was killed in a knife attack in July. Brown also wrote about his loss online.

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