In 2016, 686 people died from gun violence in Washington. Seventy-five percent of all gun deaths in Washington were suicides, and 21% were homicides. Washington had the 14th lowest firearm homicide rate and the 13th lowest firearm suicide rate.*


Additional Information:

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for Washington

Firearm Homicide in Washington

Firearm Suicide in Washington


*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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