We saw an increase in firearm homicides in 2015 over recent year trends. 78 Connecticut residents were murdered by guns in 2015.
Suicides on the other hand declined over recent trends, as 99 took their lives with a firearm in CT.
There was also one death for which the manner has not yet been confirmed as a homicide or suicide by the CT Chief Medical Examiner.
No accidental firearms deaths were recorded in Connecticut for 2015.
Our data is confirmed monthly with the CT Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.