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2014 LAPD homicide numbers

The Los Angeles Police Department homicide report gives a more detail look at the crime that happened last year. Violence tied to gangs remained the leading motive for homicides in the city. The 77th street division, for example, saw a 59% increase in gang-related homicides. Overall, homicide victims continue to be mostly Latinos and blacks and mostly male.

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185

192

208

32

31

29

27

14

19

84

79

84

January and February had
the fewest homicides

April had the
most homicides

2013: 23

30

491

757

853

518

299

251

260

31

27

20

21

19

19

21

19

13

1974
1984
1994
2004
2012
2013
2014

2012: 39

15

2013:

23

2012:

13

2014:

27

2014:

26

17

16

69

49

42

43

59

59

52

78

53

By age group

145

115

119

108

108

112

9

2

2

2

10

6

30

24

18

2014

2013

2012

2014

2013

2012

2014

2013

2012

Other

Asian

White

Black

Latino

Female

Male

Multi-dwellings

Sidewalk

Street/parkway

Multi-dwellings

Sidewalk

Bodily force

Cutting instruments

Firearms

Bodily force

Cutting instruments

Firearms

0-17

36-45

45+

18-25

26-35

0-17

36-45

45+

26-35

18-25

Street/parkway

Female

Male

Other

Asian

White

Black

Latino

Homicides by month

Homicides in Los Angeles

The victims

By ethnicity

258

220

223

41

31

37

By gender

77

93

89

60

52

63

30

33

35

Homicide location

Weapons used

Lorena Elebee / @latimesgraphics

Source: LAPD. Graphics reporting by Kate Mather

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