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Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Murder Circumstances, 2006–2010
Circumstances 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total 15,087 14,915 14,204 13,752 12,996
Felony type total: 2,472 2,204 2,115 2,052 1,923
Rape 32 32 22 24 41
Robbery 1,053 935 930 857 780
Burglary 80 86 88 110 80
Larceny-theft 16 10 18 13 20
Motor vehicle theft 16 20 20 23 37
Arson 27 59 27 38 35
Prostitution and commercialized vice 8 11 8 6 5
Other sex offenses 18 10 12 10 14
Narcotic drug laws 806 590 500 496 463
Gambling 4 4 15 5 7
Othernot specified 412 447 475 470 441
Suspected felony type 57 67 100 56 66
Other than felony type total: 7,328 7,165 6,979 6,796 6,351
Romantic triangle 104 105 102 88 90
Child killed by babysitter 27 35 50 29 36
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 106 118 130 117 121
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 53 65 70 94 58
Argument over money or property 198 192 193 205 181
Other arguments 3,644 3,695 3,560 3,364 3,215
Gangland killings 121 78 135 177 176
Juvenile gang killings 864 678 700 715 673
Institutional killings 22 11 14 12 17
Sniper attack 2 1 7 1 3
Othernot specified 2,187 2,187 2,018 1,994 1,781
Unknown 5,230 5,479 5,010 4,848 4,656