There was a record number of firearms background checks in Colorado this Black Friday.

Though it's usually CBI's busiest day in any year, there were nearly a thousand more background checks this year compared to 2013.

CBI's InstaCheck Unit, who is responsible for these checks conducted 4,779 background investigations for firearm transfers from midnight until 9 p.m. on Friday.

Here are the numbers from the last five years, according to the CBI.

  • 2013: 3,804
  • 2014: 4,119
  • 2015: 4,115
  • 2016: 4,329
  • 2017: 4,779

Nationally, the Federal Bureau of Investigations received more than 200,000 background checks on Friday -- another record-breaker.