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Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Murder Circumstances, 2010–2014
Circumstances 2010 2011 2012 20131 20141
Total 13,164 12,795 12,888 12,253 11,961
Felony type total: 1,974 1,842 1,842 1,909 1,789
Rape 41 16 16 20 23
Robbery 803 750 656 686 565
Burglary 85 95 91 94 77
Larceny-theft 21 12 15 16 21
Motor vehicle theft 35 23 22 27 25
Arson 35 38 32 37 22
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5 3 6 13 19
Other sex offenses 14 10 13 9 3
Narcotic drug laws 474 397 375 386 371
Gambling 7 8 7 7 10
Other-not specified 454 490 609 614 653
Suspected felony type 68 62 137 122 83
Other than felony type total: 6,485 6,056 6,320 5,782 5,583
Romantic triangle 90 88 98 69 85
Child killed by babysitter 36 38 26 30 37
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 122 113 84 93 71
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 60 121 65 59 61
Argument over money or property 187 156 152 133 144
Other arguments 3,280 3,163 3,147 2,889 2,786
Gangland killings 181 149 152 138 145
Juvenile gang killings 675 526 722 584 570
Institutional killings 17 22 13 15 18
Sniper attack 3 1 1 6 3
Other-not specified 1,834 1,679 1,860 1,766 1,663
Unknown 4,637 4,835 4,589 4,440 4,506
  • 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.