gun-related deaths Delaware

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Department of Public Safety of Delaware.


From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arizona Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

Reports on the number of gun-related deaths from 2010-present. Please include all available segregable data.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request.


Vanessa Nason

From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Good Morning -

This email is to acknowledge that the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), received your faxed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on February 16, 2017, seeking "reports on the number of gun-related deaths from 2010-present"." See full FOIA attached.

Please note that FOIA allows access to "public records," unless the public record requested falls within one of the enumerated statutory exemptions. See 29 Del. C. §10002 (definition of "public record" and specific exemptions); 29 Del. C. § 10003 (setting forth FOIA request procedures).

Your request has been sent for legal review and we will provide an update within 15 business days.

From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Your request is still under review and we will require additional time. Thank you.

From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Good Day –

The Department has reviewed your request and attached are responsive documents to your request. This includes the data requested from 2012-2015. We will need additional time to gather the requested data from 2010 & 2011.

Thank you.

From: Vanessa Nason


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Vanessa Nason