Expanded Homicide Data Table 13

Murder Circumstances
by Sex of Victim, 2009
Circumstances Total
murder
victims
Male Female Unknown
Total 13,636 10,496 3,122 18
Felony type total: 2,020 1,641 378 1
Rape 24 0 24 0
Robbery 849 746 103 0
Burglary 105 67 38 0
Larceny-theft 13 11 2 0
Motor vehicle theft 23 10 13 0
Arson 38 19 19 0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 1 5 0
Other sex offenses 10 3 7 0
Narcotic drug laws 487 451 36 0
Gambling 5 5 0 0
Other–not specified 460 328 131 1
Suspected felony type 56 42 14 0
Other than felony type total: 6,728 4,905 1,818 5
Romantic triangle 87 62 25 0
Child killed by babysitter 28 13 15 0
Brawl due to influence of alcohol 116 100 16 0
Brawl due to influence of narcotics 93 81 12 0
Argument over money or property 203 171 32 0
Other arguments 3,334 2,400 930 4
Gangland killings 180 166 14 0
Juvenile gang killings 715 680 35 0
Institutional killings 10 9 1 0
Sniper attack 1 1 0 0
Other–not specified 1,961 1,222 738 1
Unknown 4,832 3,908 912 12

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