What is the most used murder weapon?


by Steven Davies on Jul 11, 2013 | Views: 620 | Score: -1
Firearms8583
Knives or cutting instruments1694
Blunt objects (clubs, hammers, etc.)496
Personal weapons (hands, fists, feet, etc.)1728
Poison5
Explosives12
Fire75
Narcotics29
Drowning15
Strangulation85
Asphyxiation89
Other weapons or weapons not stated853
Sources: fbi.gov
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Steven Davies
Steven Davies on Jul 11, 2013 11:37 AM said:

There were 8,583 murder victims killed by firearms in the U.S. in 2011, making firearms the most used murder weapon. Of these 8,583 victims, 6,220 were killed by handguns. Knives or cutting instruments were also a frequently used murder weapon, claiming 1,694 victims.