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 124,760 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, or by police intervention.

89,620 people survive gun injuries:

  • 66,673 injured in an attack

  • 3,926 survive a suicide attempt

  • 17,737 shot unintentionally

  • 1,284 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