Gun Violence Statistics

Every day, on average, 318 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention.

Every day, 222 people are shot and survive.

  • 164 are injured in an attack
  • 10 survive a suicide attempt
  • 45 are shot unintentionally
  • 3 are shot in a legal intervention

Every day, 96 people die from gun violence.

  • 34 are murdered
  • 59 kill themselves
  • 1 is killed unintentionally
  • 1 dies but the intent is unknown

 

    In a year 116,255 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, or by police intervention.

    81,114 people survive gun injuries:

    • 60,041 injured in an attack
    • 3,700 survive a suicide attempt
    • 16,428 shot unintentionally
    • 945 people are shot by legal intervention

    35,141 people die from gun violence

    • 12,246 murdered
    • 21,637 die from suicide
    • 500 killed unintentionally
    • 479 killed by legal intervention
    • 279 die but intent was unknown