Killings involving "assault-style" rifles rare in Virginia

Posted on March 18, 2013

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In 2011, only a handful of assault style rifles were used in the nearly 200 firearm related homicides in Virginia.
In an analysis of Virginia State Police data, the Richmond Times Dispatch found only four and possibly five cases in 2011    the last year for which complete state crime data are available    in which a semi automatic version of an assault style rifle was used in a killing.

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