Year Total Murders Firearm Handgun Rifle Shotgun Unknown firearm Source Possibly Incomplete*
1995 259 149 111 17 11 10 Source Link
1996 238 129 105 12 9 3 Source Link
1997 229 135 95 18 13 9 Source Link
1998 185 100 84 8 3 5 Source Link
1999 166 90 77 4 4 5 Source Link
2000 191 108 77 12 14 5 Source Link
2001 176 94 80 6 5 3 Source Link
2002 181 87 81 1 3 2 Source Link
2003 182 85 66 10 8 1 Source Link
2004 189 106 82 7 7 10 Source Link
2005 205 126 103 8 11 4 Source Link
2006 186 107 90 3 12 2 Source Link
2007 170 99 78 5 6 10 Source Link
2008 190 110 82 2 10 16 Source Link
2009 169 101 75 16 4 6 Source Link
2010 151 93 73 4 2 14 Source Link
2011 161 79 58 1 3 17 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.