Year Total Murders Firearm Handgun Rifle Shotgun Unknown firearm Source Possibly Incomplete*
2004 15265 10038 7265 393 507 1161 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2005 15937 10778 7543 442 517 1598 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2006 16288 11054 7795 436 481 1465 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2007 16214 11052 7361 450 455 1820 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2008 15534 10405 6755 375 444 1910 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2009 14653 9841 6452 348 418 1928 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2010 13933 9403 5973 357 373 2031 Aggregate of FBI UCR
2011 13719 9320 6193 323 356 1680 Aggregate of FBI UCR

* Possibly Incomplete means that there was a footnote about this particular data on the Uniform Crime Report (if it says Yes in the table). This could mean that there's a possibility that the data was limited (either in total or some particular piece). For more information please see the source link.