Aggravated Assault Table

Aggravated Assault, Types of Weapons Used
Percent Distribution by Region, 2009
Region Total all
weapons1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other weapons
(clubs, blunt
objects, etc.)
Personal
weapons
(hands, fists,
feet, etc.)
Total 100.0 20.9 18.7 33.5 26.9
Northeast 100.0 14.7 21.9 34.0 29.4
Midwest 100.0 23.7 16.9 29.9 29.5
South 100.0 23.3 19.3 33.8 23.6
West 100.0 17.6 17.3 34.9 30.3

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