Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Murder Circumstances, 2009–2013
Circumstances 2009 2010 2011 2012 20131
Total 13,752 13,164 12,795 12,888 12,253
Felony type total: 2,052 1,974 1,842 1,842 1,909
Rape 24 41 16 16 20
Robbery 857 803 750 656 686
Burglary 110 85 95 91 94
Larceny-theft 13 21 12 15 16
Motor vehicle theft 23 35 23 22 27
Arson 38 35 38 32 37
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 5 3 6 13
Other sex offenses 10 14 10 13 9
Narcotic drug laws 496 474 397 375 386
Gambling 5 7 8 7 7
Other-not specified 470 454 490 609 614
Suspected felony type 56 68 62 137 122
Other than felony type total: 6,796 6,485 6,056 6,320 5,782
Romantic triangle 88 90 88 98 69
Child killed by babysitter 29 36 38 26 30
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 117 122 113 84 93
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 94 60 121 65 59
Argument over money or property 205 187 156 152 133
Other arguments 3,364 3,280 3,163 3,147 2,889
Gangland killings 177 181 149 152 138
Juvenile gang killings 715 675 526 722 584
Institutional killings 12 17 22 13 15
Sniper attack 1 3 1 1 6
Other-not specified 1,994 1,834 1,679 1,860 1,766
Unknown 4,848 4,637 4,835 4,589 4,440
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.