In 2016, 177 people died from gun violence in Alaska. Sixty-four percent of all gun deaths in Alaska were suicides, and 25% were homicides. Alaska had the 13th highest firearm homicide rate and the 3rd highest firearm suicide rate.*


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Firearm Homicide in Alaska 

Firearm Suicide in Alaska

*Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC. Firearm Deaths and
Rates per 100,000. Fatal Injury Reports, 1999-2016. Available:

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