Year Total Murders Firearm Handgun Rifle Shotgun Unknown firearm Source Possibly Incomplete*
1995 1522 1012 916 22 47 27 Source Link
1996 305 168 125 12 19 12 Source Link Yes
1997 710 408 346 15 39 8 Source Link
1998 898 521 473 12 31 5 Source Link
1999 864 487 449 10 26 2 Source Link
2000 926 563 522 13 25 3 Source Link
2001 927 532 489 16 21 6 Source Link
2002 860 506 463 20 16 7 Source Link
2003 878 545 490 13 10 32 Source Link
2004 864 500 419 10 25 46 Source Link
2005 868 500 428 10 10 52 Source Link
2006 921 400 308 14 8 70 Source Link
2007 800 500 113 12 9 366 Source Link
2008 835 475 107 12 20 336 Source Link
2009 779 481 117 8 13 343 Source Link
2010 860 517 135 6 12 364 Source Link
2011 774 445 394 5 16 30 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.