| Source: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Uniform Crime Reports for the U.S.|
|Research Date: March 30th, 2015|
One can only speculate what goes through the mind of a murderer when choosing their weapon of devastation. The most obvious conclusion might be accessibility of the specific weapon, but that theory only holds up for premeditated murders. In any case, the numbers below show a broad range of chosen weapons. In the future we may want to design all objects using nerf foam. Questions: What is the most commonly used murder weapon? What percent of murders involved guns? How many murders were committed with knives? What murder weapon is used the most? Murder weapon use statistics.
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