33 Non-Suicide Gun Deaths Statewide
From a statistical standpoint, this is not suprising, given the massive surge in Rhode Island FBI NICS firearm background checks that began in March of 2020.
RI Gun Violence from 2014-2021
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Table formatted by RICAGV.
RI NICS were already booming before COVID-19
Rhode Island has been at the top of the list of states with the highest increase in FBI background checks since the beginning of the pandemic – #2 in 2020 and #8 in 2021.