Expanded Homicide Data Table 15

Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Private Citizen,1 2005–2009
Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type
not stated
Knives
or cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
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 265 219 171 13 13 22 35 9 2
2009 261 215 165 9 19 22 29 10 7