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Murder Victims: Types of Weapon Used, 2006

Type of weapon Total no.
Firearms 10,177
Knives or cutting instruments 1,822
Blunt objects (clubs, hammers, etc.) 607
Personal weapons (hands, fists, feet, etc.)1 833
Poison 11
Explosives 1
Fire 115
Narcotics 42
Drowning 12
Strangulation 135
Asphyxiation 107
Other weapon or not stated 1,128
Total 14,121
1. Pushed is included in personal weapons.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2006, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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