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Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Murder Circumstances, 2007–2011
Circumstances 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total 14,915 14,204 13,752 13,164 12,664
Felony type total: 2,204 2,115 2,052 1,974 1,816
Rape 32 22 24 41 15
Robbery 935 930 857 803 734
Burglary 86 88 110 85 92
Larceny-theft 10 18 13 21 11
Motor vehicle theft 20 20 23 35 23
Arson 59 27 38 35 37
Prostitution and commercialized vice 11 8 6 5 3
Other sex offenses 10 12 10 14 9
Narcotic drug laws 590 500 496 474 390
Gambling 4 15 5 7 8
Othernot specified 447 475 470 454 494
Suspected felony type 67 100 56 68 60
Other than felony type total: 7,165 6,979 6,796 6,485 5,976
Romantic triangle 105 102 88 90 85
Child killed by babysitter 35 50 29 36 39
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 118 130 117 122 111
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 65 70 94 60 115
Argument over money or property 192 193 205 187 155
Other arguments 3,695 3,560 3,364 3,280 3,128
Gangland killings 78 135 177 181 150
Juvenile gang killings 678 700 715 675 523
Institutional killings 11 14 12 17 22
Sniper attack 1 7 1 3 1
Othernot specified 2,187 2,018 1,994 1,834 1,647
Unknown 5,479 5,010 4,848 4,637 4,812