Expanded Homicide Data Table 15

Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Private Citizen,1 2004–2008
Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type
not stated
Knives
or cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
2004 222 166 138 11 7 10 38 9 9
2005 196 147 123 5 6 13 33 8 8
2006 238 192 154 12 15 11 31 12 3
2007 257 202 161 8 21 12 37 8 10
2008 245 204 161 11 12 20 30 8 3