Homicides by method

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Homicides by method
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  homicides
All methods 611 610 554 598 543
Shooting 201 182 171 158 172
Stabbing 201 210 165 204 164
Beating 123 118 116 125 112
Strangulation 45 46 41 40 40
Fire (burns/suffocation) 7 12 11 21 17
Other methods1 20 28 31 29 18
Not known 14 14 19 21 20

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