2011 FBI Homicides by weapon type

Discussion in 'Guns, Ammunition, and Reloading' started by Mbpike, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Mbpike

    Mbpike Well-Known Member

  2. Grizzly16

    Grizzly16 Well-Known Member

    Some one should tell the anti-gun crowd that fists, knives and sticks have killed far more people than assault rifles. Maybe we can ban people having hands or trees with out a background check.
     

  3. WillyB71

    WillyB71 Well-Known Member

    But it's steadily dropped in almost every category since 2007...
     
  4. poke_53

    poke_53 Well-Known Member

    Exactly, the Brady bill expired and it has been decreasing since. Hmmmmmm
     
  5. shotgun wg

    shotgun wg Well-Known Member

    Weapons 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
    Total 14,916 14,224 13,752 13,164 12,664
    Total firearms: 10,129 9,528 9,199 8,874 8,583
    Handguns 7,398 6,800 6,501 6,115 6,220
    Rifles 453 380 351 367 323
    Shotguns 457 442 423 366 356
    Other guns 116 81 96 93 97
    Firearms, type not stated 1,705 1,825 1,828 1,933 1,587
    Knives or cutting instruments 1,817 1,888 1,836 1,732 1,694
    Blunt objects (clubs, hammers, etc.) 647 603 623 549 496
    Personal weapons (hands, fists, feet, etc.)1 869 875 817 769 728
    Poison 10 9 7 11 5
    Explosives 1 11 2 4 12
    Fire 131 85 98 78 75
    Narcotics 52 34 52 45 29
    Drowning 12 16 8 10 15
    Strangulation 134 89 122 122 85
    Asphyxiation 109 87 84 98 89
    Other weapons or weapons not stated 1,005 999 904 872 853

    Didn't transfer well but here's the numbers.
     
  6. Mbpike

    Mbpike Well-Known Member

    For anyone who does not want to click the link:
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