Year Total Murders Firearm Handgun Rifle Shotgun Unknown firearm Source Possibly Incomplete*
1995 791 559 284 38 61 176 Source Link
1996 695 480 225 39 31 185 Source Link
1997 717 477 235 36 42 164 Source Link
1998 684 439 200 32 32 175 Source Link
1999 714 485 198 23 28 236 Source Link
2000 668 474 231 18 24 201 Source Link
2001 653 467 340 30 30 67 Source Link
2002 676 463 355 32 27 49 Source Link
2003 615 432 324 20 18 70 Source Link
2004 638 456 364 18 27 47 Source Link
2005 614 421 195 38 20 168 Source Link
2006 711 498 208 29 25 236 Source Link
2007 672 444 180 29 26 209 Source Link
2008 536 375 165 16 8 186 Source Link
2009 625 437 239 25 19 154 Source Link
2010 558 413 239 25 14 135 Source Link
2011 613 450 267 29 15 139 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.