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    Number of Homicides (any method)
    Chart In the United States, annual homicides by any means total

    2010: 14,159
    2009: 15,241

    2008: 16,272
    2007: 16,929
    2006: 17,030
    2005: 16,740
    2004: 16,148
    2003: 16,528
    2002: 16,229
    2001: 16,037
    2000: 15,586
    1999: 12,658
    1998: 14,276
    1997: 18,208
    1996: 19,645
    1995: 21,606
    In the United States, annual firearm homicides total

    2009: 9,146
    2008: 9,484
    2007: 10,129
    2006: 10,225
    2005: 10,158
    2004: 9,385
    2003: 9,659
    2002: 9,369
    2001: 8,890
    1999: 8,259
    1998: 9,257

    If we compare 2009:

    15241 - 9146 = 6095 non firearm homicides (39.99% of all homicides) 60% then are firearm homicides

    'If you want to be a hero, well just follow me.' - J. Lennon

    by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 05:06:44 PM PST

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