Gun Violence in Michigan
Fact Sheet on the manufacturer of the Gun reportedly used in the shooting of Kayla Rowland at
Theo J. Buell Elementary in Flint, Michigan

According to the Detroit News, a 32-caliber Davis Industries semiautomatic pistol was allegedly used by a 6-year-old boy to shoot and kill his first grade classmate.

Dealer literature describes the Davis P-32 as “our original pocket pistol.”


Davis Industries Pistols Traced to Crime Scenes by the
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in 1997

Area
32 caliber pistols
All pistols
Michigan
57
242
U.S. Total
1,062
4,722

 

Davis Industries Pistol Production History

Year
.22
.25
.32
.380
9mm
.45
Total
1986
21,286
4,060
8,034
0
0
0
33,380
1987
24,557
3,525
36,316
0
0
0
64,398
1988
27,215
2,901
56,317
0
0
0
86,433
1989
26,618
2,818
54,894
19,919
0
0
104,249
1990
28,492
3,770
40,888
70,102
0
0
143,252
1991
29,915
2,886
37,459
100,816
0
0
171,076
1992
37,114
3,532
38,126
109,007
0
0
187,779
1993
43,501
4,465
31,729
98,576
0
0
178,271
1994
21,124
1,075
13,032
31,380
18,513
0
85,124
1995
11,283
281
3,959
26,866
2,782
0
45,171
1996
10,013
614
4,696
22,099
1,671
0
39,093
1997
9,024
547
4,874
20,321
1,859
0
36,625
1998
8,537
360
4,822
17,947
1,642
0
33,308

 

The source for this information is founded at the Violence Policy Center @ www.vpc.org

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