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Expanded homicide data table 15: justifiable homicide.

Expanded Homicide Data Table 15
Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Private Citizen, (1) 2008-2012

Year   Total       Total        Handguns   Rifles   Shotguns
                  firearms

2008     265              219        171       13         13
2009     266              218        167        9         19
2010     285              236        170        8         30
2011     270              209        156       13         11
2012     310              258        193       20         15

Year   Firearms,    Knives or       Other      Personal
       type not      cutting      dangerous     weapons
         stated     instruments    weapons

2008           22            35            9           2
2009           23            30           10           8
2010           28            33           11           5
2011           29            49            9           3
2012           30            35            6          11

(1) The killing of a felon, during the commission of a felony, by
a private citizen.
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Publication:Uniform Crime Reports: Crime in the United States
Date:Jan 1, 2012
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