According to the FBI annual crime statistics, the number of murders committed annually with hammers and clubs outnumbers the number of murders committed with a rifle.
In 2005, 445 murders by rifles.
605 Murders committed by hammers/clubs.
In 2006, 438 murders by rifle,
618 murders hammers and clubs 618.
2011, there was 323 murders committed with a rifle
there was 496 murders committed with hammers and clubs.
According to the FBI, nearly twice as many people are killed by hands and fists each year than are killed by murderers who use rifles.