Year Total Murders Firearm Handgun Rifle Shotgun Unknown firearm Source Possibly Incomplete*
1995 3531 2593 2288 140 125 40 Source Link
1996 2916 2061 1872 95 86 8 Source Link
1997 2579 1832 1631 114 72 15 Source Link
1998 2171 1469 1316 89 57 7 Source Link
1999 2005 1338 1150 62 64 62 Source Link
2000 2081 1448 1247 66 57 78 Source Link
2001 2204 1569 1341 67 68 93 Source Link
2002 2395 1737 1554 82 60 41 Source Link
2003 2407 1727 1558 64 53 52 Source Link
2004 2391 1724 1442 75 69 138 Source Link
2005 2503 1845 1493 83 76 193 Source Link
2006 2485 1822 1623 74 69 56 Source Link
2007 2249 1605 1374 51 74 106 Source Link
2008 2142 1487 1156 48 64 219 Source Link
2009 1972 1360 1022 45 49 244 Source Link
2010 1811 1257 953 59 44 201 Source Link
2011 1790 1220 866 45 50 259 Source Link

* 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.