By: Easton Boguskie and Evan Olson
- Roughly 16,272 murders were committed in the United States during 2008.
- Of these, about 10,886 were committed with firearms.
- In 2005, 96% of the firearm murder victims in Chicago were killed with handguns.
- The estimated total number of guns held by civilians in the United States is 310,000,000
- In 2011 32,163 people died from firearms.
- Treat every firearm like its loaded.
- Always point your muzzle in a safe direction.
- Know your target and whats beyond .
- Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until your ready to shoot.
- Unload your gun with the muzzle pointing down.