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Cantor, Christopher H, J Brodie and J McMillen. 1991 ‘Firearm Victims: Who Were They?.’ Medical Journal of Australia; 155 (7), pp. 442-446. Brisbane: Australian Medical Association. 7 October

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Among all 587 firearm deaths in Brisbane, 1980-1989:

We found only one definite homicide by a civilian killing a felon … (i.e. the odds are 586 to 1).

The statistics also suggest that it is more likely that all family members will shoot each other dead before any external aggressor is killed.

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