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Murder Weapon Statistics

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Murder by Weapons Used
YearMurder VictimsGunsPercentKnifeBlunt ObjectStrangulation, Hands, Fists, EtcArsonOther
201413,8539,60369 %1,722573849961,010
201314,1969,89569 %1,684541733841,259
201214,8569,78963 %1,8386921,198932,246
201114,6618,84758 %1,7307371,093832,171
201014,7228,97559 %1,9047401,245741,784
200913,6369,14667 %1,825641801921,131
200814,2999,48466.31,89761494986993
200714,83110,08668.01,7966478541301,016
200614,99010,17767.91,8226078331151,128
200214,2639,52866.71,776681954103874
199715,28910,36967.81,9637021,187134934
199615,84810,74467.82,1427331,182151726
199520,23213,79068.22,5579181,438166968
199422,08415,46370.02,8029121,4521961,079
199323,18016,13669.62,9671,0221,4822171,168
199222,71615,48968.23,2961,0401,4452031,043
199121,67614,37366.33,4301,0991,529195847
199020,04512,84764.13,5031,0751,424287909
198517,54510,29658.73,6949721,491243849
198021,86013,65062.04,2121,0941,666291947
197518,64212,06164.73,2451,0011,646193496
197013,6499,03966.22,4246041,031353198
19658,7735,01557.2%2,021505894226112
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Sources: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Uniform Crime Reports for the U.S.
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 5, 2016

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