How to Use This Site

Concealed Carry Killers provides detailed information on hundreds of examples of fatal, non-self defense killings by private citizens with permits to carry concealed handguns. These fatal incidents can be viewed either as a complete list, broken down by state, or organized into several categories.

The complete list of incidents can be viewed as a PDF document. Due to the size of this file, it is not available in HTML format.  It is also available on the left-hand side of the main page under “Total People Killed by Concealed Carry Killers.”

On the left-hand side of the main page, you will also find reports on specific categories of concealed carry killers, in both HTML and PDF formats. These include: Mass Shootings Committed by Concealed Carry Killers; Murder-Suicides Committed by Concealed Carry Killers; and, Law Enforcement Officers Killed by Concealed Carry Killers.

Please view the state-by-state table to find a list of concealed carry killers broken out by state. These reports can also be found on the map at the top of the main page.

To view a graph detailing the status of all cases, please view the Concealed Carry Killers Background page.

Links to additional resources, including other relevant VPC reports, academic research on concealed carry laws, and reports from allied organizations, are available below.

If you have questions or would like to submit new information on a Concealed Carry Killers case, please contact us.

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