Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances

by Sex of Victim, 2012

Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 12,765 9,917 2,834 14
Felony type total: 1,841 1,486 355 0
Rape 15 0 15 0
Robbery 652 577 75 0
Burglary 92 60 32 0
Larceny-theft 14 10 4 0
Motor vehicle theft 22 14 8 0
Arson 32 20 12 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 4 2 0
Other sex offenses 10 3 7 0
Narcotic drug laws 362 335 27 0
Gambling 7 7 0 0
Othernot specified 629 456 173 0
Suspected felony type 137 111 26 0
Other than felony type total: 6,205 4,612 1,589 4
Romantic triangle 95 72 23 0
Child killed by babysitter 26 18 8 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 82 71 11 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 58 48 10 0
Argument over money or property 148 114 34 0
Other arguments 3,085 2,197 886 2
Gangland killings 151 140 11 0
Juvenile gang killings 720 685 35 0
Institutional killings 13 12 1 0
Sniper attack 1 0 1 0
Othernot specified 1,826 1,255 569 2
Unknown 4,582 3,708 864 10