Expanded Homicide Data Table 12

Murder Circumstances
by Victim's Sex, 2006

Circumstances Total murder victims Male Female Unknown
Total 14,990 11,793 3,156 41
Felony type total: 2,436 2,057 376 3
Rape 32 2 30 0
Robbery 1,041 913 128 0
Burglary 79 51 28 0
Larceny-theft 14 10 4 0
Motor vehicle theft 15 10 5 0
Arson 27 10 17 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 8 3 5 0
Other sex offenses 18 7 11 0
Narcotic drug laws 796 744 50 2
Gambling 4 4 0 0
Othernot specified 402 303 98 1
Suspected felony type 58 45 13 0
Other than felony type total: 7,273 5,469 1,789 15
Romantic triangle 103 81 22 0
Child killed by babysitter 27 11 16 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 107 94 13 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 51 42 9 0
Argument over money or property 198 167 31 0
Other arguments 3,607 2,671 931 5
Gangland killings 118 113 5 0
Juvenile gang killings 865 829 36 0
Institutional killings 22 22 0 0
Sniper attack 2 2 0 0
Othernot specified 2,173 1,437 726 10
Unknown 5,223 4,222 978 23

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