Nice to see some rational reporting for once...
advocates be advised, these are not the statistics you are looking for.
According to data from the FBI's uniform crime reports, had the highest number of gun murders in 2011 with 1,220 -- which makes up 68 percent of all murders in the state that year and equates to 3.25 murders per 100,000 people.
The irony of such a grisly distinction is evident when you look at which state was named the state with the strongest gun control laws in 2011 by the . You guessed it -- it was California.
This number, I bet, mostly is made up of gang-on-gang related violence. But I digress.