Jun 11, 2024 - News

๐Ÿ“ˆ Bonus chart: Road rage is real

Line chart showing the rate of road rage shooting incidents in Arizona and the U.S. from 2013 to 2023. Nationally, road rage shootings have increased from 0.3 to 1.4 incidents per million people. In Arizona, that number has increased from 0.59 to 2.83 per million people.
Data:ย The Traceย viaย Gun Violence Archive.ย Map: Axios Visuals

BlackWolf's interest in Phoenix comes as road rage shooting incidents have skyrocketed nationally over the past decade.

The big picture: Arizona had the sixth highest rate of shooting incidents per one million people from 2014-2023, per an analysis of Gun Violence Archive data by gun violence newsroom The Trace.

  • The state had 2.8 reported gun incidents in cars per one million people last year, which is a bit lower than the 2022 peak of 3.26.
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