Over 82,000 Americans were killed or injured by gun violence in 2020. This represents a 19% increase over 2019 and a 32% increase over five years ago. More than half are deaths via homicide, suicide or accidental reasons.
82,876 Americans killed or injured by gun violence in 2020 represents a recent high for the US over the last six years.
39,413 Injuries related to gun violence represents an increase of 32% in 2020 over 2019, and an increase of 46% over the last 5 years.