Tag: Weapons

Study: 9mm Most Commonly Used in Fatal Shootings

According to the published results of a recent study that analyzed U.S. shooting cases with known firearm size, the most common caliber was 9mm in both nonfatal shootings, and gun homicides. In fact, the 9mm was used more often in homicides than in nonfatal shootings.

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Most U.S. shootings are drug/ gang related and occur in minority neighborhoods

Although mass shootings have been covered extensively in the media, mass shootings in the US account for a small fraction of gun-related deaths.
Gun violence is most common in poor urban areas and frequently associated with gang violence, often involving male juveniles or young adult males.