In present world, both knife and gun are two powerful weapons that are often used by people in several countries to either stab a person or settle the personal dispute that the individual has with a person. In the year 1999, more than 28,874 persons were dead by a fire arm and the number has increased to 30,896 in 2006. In 2006, the death rate has gradually increased and reached 1,914.
The death of persons will depend on the distance from which the fire arm was used. The mortality rate is 40% if you are shot in head region and 16% if you are shot in leg or arm using a fire arm. Over 30% of individuals who are stabbed die due to wounds.