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Bricknell, Samantha. 2008 ‘Criminal Use of Handguns in Australia: Handguns used in homicide.’ Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice (361), p. 3. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. 14 October
Handguns Used in Homicide
Domestic altercations also contributed to a sizeable proportion of handgun homicides (almost one-quarter) but much less so than for firearm and other homicides, where it was the most important identified motive.
Correspondingly, handgun homicides did not occur as often in residential locations as firearm and other homicides (46% compared with 58% and 60% respectively).