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Expanded Homicide Data Table 15

Justifiable Homicide

by Weapon, Private Citizen,1 2006–2010

Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type not
stated
Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
2006 238 192 154 12 15 11 31 12 3
2007 257 202 161 8 21 12 37 8 10
2008 265 219 171 13 13 22 35 9 2
2009 266 218 167 9 19 23 30 10 8
2010 278 232 170 8 26 28 30 11 5
  • 1 The killing of a felon, during the commission of a felony, by a private citizen.