In 2016, 513 people died from gun violence in Oregon. Eighty-one percent of all gun deaths in Oregon were suicides, and 15% were homicides. Oregon had the 12th lowest firearm homicide rate and the 21st highest firearm suicide rate.*


Additional Information:

Firearm Homicide in Oregon 

Firearm Suicide in Oregon

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for Oregon

*Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC. Firearm Deaths and Rates per 100,000. Fatal Injury Reports, 1999-2016. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/fatal.html

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