Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 13
NUMBER OF HOMICIDES BY FIREARMS AND TOTAL HOMICIDES BY AGE GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

Age Group

Cause

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Under 5

All Homicides

# By Firearms

10

0

11

1

16

1

18

3

14

1

10

1

18

2

12

0

22

2

19

3

12

1

5-14

All Homicides

# by Firearms

5

2

2

2

13

7

6

5

9

7

5

2

18

16

15

13

7

4

15

11

18

10

15-19

All Homicides

# by Firearms

34

18

20

10

25

17

27

15

28

18

51

44

51

40

61

42

73

61

93

77

75

57

20-44

All Homicides

# by Firearms

203

111

179

107

206

127

197

101

191

119

209

133

216

137

247

160

299

224

334

241

290

205

45-64

All Homicides

# by Firearms

45

19

47

24

53

29

54

27

47

27

43

20

52

36

38

18

54

36

62

38

62

38

65 and Over

All Homicides

# by Firearms

29

7

21

11

19

9

22

6

21

6

22

12

12

5

23

13

27

19

19

8

17

8

All agesa

Total Homicides

# by Firearms

% by Firearms

254

163

64.2

287

155

54.0

338

195

57.7

327

158

48.3

314

180

57.3

340

212

62.4

370

238

64.3

398

247

62.1

486

349

71.8

548

383

69.9

476

320

67.2

a Includes records with unknown or unspecified age.



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