Who Gets Murdered When Someone Uses a Gun?

11 Pages Posted: 1 May 2018

Date Written: April 30, 2018


The second paper in a series about murder and guns. This paper reviews the different data sources used to compile murder numbers and develops a profile of the 'average' murder victim where the murder is committed with the use of a gun. The paper also looks at data discrepancies between medical and law enforcement data.

Keywords: gun violence, right to carry, violent crime, crime rates, murder, gun homicides, FBI, CDC

JEL Classification: I10, I18

Suggested Citation

Weisser, Michael, Who Gets Murdered When Someone Uses a Gun? (April 30, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3171134 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3171134

Michael Weisser (Contact Author)

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