WATCH: New report: Louisiana ranked second in nation for rate of women murdered by men

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Courtesy: Gabrielle Boykin (WDSU)

Louisiana ranks second in the country for the rate of women murdered by men, according to a new report.

The study used data from 2016 and found more than 1,800 women were murdered by men. It was released during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Researchers found that the most common weapon used was a gun.

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