Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Chávez, Juliana and Alonso Tobón García. 2012 ‘Homicides Committed with Firearms.’ Regional Report on States' Capacities to Address Armed Violence - Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 16-17. London: Action on Armed Violence and Seguridad Humana en Latinoamérica y el Caribe. 1 May
In Brazil, 71.7% of homicides in 2009 were committed with firearms (56).
In Ecuador, firearms were the cause of 66.4% of violent deaths recorded in 2009. (57)
In Colombia and Mexico, firearms were involved in 94% and 85.7% respectively of the total number of homicides in 2010… (58)
56) National Confederation of Municipalities, 2010, p. 4.
57) Ministry of Public Health, Subsecretary of Planning, Joint Information System.
58) Presidency of the Republic of Mexico, s.f.; Legal Medicine Institute, 2010.