New Mexico

In 2016, 383 people died from gun violence in New Mexico. Sixty-three percent of all gun deaths in New Mexico were suicides, and 30% were homicides. New Mexico had the 15th highest firearm homicide rate and the 7th highest firearm suicide rate.*


Additional Information:

Firearm Homicide in New Mexico

Firearm Suicide in New Mexico 

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for New Mexico


*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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