Violent Crime & Firearm Use in St. Petersburg and Pinellas Co. FL

St. Petersburg summary: Over a three year period, 2015-17 data on violent crime reveals:
            55% of criminal homicides involved a firearm
            2% of sex offenses involved a firearm
            36% of robberies involved a firearm
            29% of aggravated assaults involved a firearm
            ** 29% of all violent crimes involved a firearm

Pinellas County summary: Over a 22 year period, 1996-2017 data on violent crime reveals:
            55% of murders involved a firearm, pattern that trended upward during the period
            12% of manslaughters involved a firearm; pattern trended downward during period
            1% of forcible sex crimes involved a firearm
            32% of robberies involved a firearm
            16% of aggravated assaults involved a firearm;
                         pattern trended upward during period

St. Petersburg data: 2015-17       

  2015 2016 2017 Annual totals/average % of category
Criminal homicide 17 28 24 69/23  
Firearm involved 10 15 13 38/13 55%
Sex offenses 185 122 136 443/148  
Firearm involved 3 1 4 8/2.7 2%
Robbery 573 556 499 1628/543  
Firearm involved 182 212 195 589/196 36%
Aggravated assault 1126 1029 1187 3342/1114  
Firearm involved 329 308 337 974/325 29%
           
Total violent crimes 1898 1727 1846 5471/1824  
Firearm involved 524 535 549 1608/536 29%

Sources:
FL Dept. of Law Enforcement, FL Uniform Crime Reports 2015-17, provided by St. Petersburg Police Department
Centers for Disease Control data by county  
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/states/florida/florida.htm
Centers for Disease Control, Firearm Mortality Data https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/firearm_mortality/firearm.htm
FL Dept. of Law Enforcement, Crime Data by Jurisdiction 1996-2017
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/FSAC/Data-Statistics/UCR-Offense-Data.aspx
FL Dept. of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Statistics, Domestic Violence
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/FSAC/Data-Statistics/UCR-Domestic-Violence