2007 Supplemental Homicide Report

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Negligent Manslaughter Report | Justifiable Homicide Report


Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter

The classification of this offense is based solely on police investigation as opposed to the determination of a court, medical examiner, coroner, jury or other judicial body.

 
Number per Month
Month
Homicides
January
7
February
13
March
5
April
13
May
11
June
14
July
22
August
16
September
11
October
14
November
6
December
18

Total Victims:  150     Total Offenders: 196


Victims
  • Ninety-five (95) or 63% of the homicide victims were male. 
  • Fifty-five (55) or 37% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One Hundred and Thirty-one (131) or 67% or of the offenders were male. 
  • Thirty-one (31) or 16% of the offenders were female. 
  • Twenty-Two (22) or 11% of the offender's sex was reported as unknown.
  • The remaining twelve (12) or 6% of the offenders were considered unknown.  (i.e. the age, sex, and race of the offender is not known to law enforcement).

 

Victim Race
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 3 2%
Black 23 15%
Indian 3 2%
White 118 79%
Unknown 3 2%
Race of Known Offenders
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 2 1%
Black 34 19%
Indian 9 5%
White 113 61%
Unknown 26 14%

 

Victim Age
Age Group Number of Victims
Unknown 5
Under 10 Years 14
11 to 17 years 5
18 to 21 years 21
22 to 29 years 39
30 to 39 years 24
40 to 49 years 19
50 to 59 years 12
60 to 69 years 5
70 and Older 6
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group Number of Offenders
Unknown 31
11 to 17 years 17
18 to 21 years 30
22 to 29 years 45
30 to 39 years 27
40 to 49 years 25
50 to 59 years 4
60 to 69 years 3
70 and Older 2

 

 
Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender**
Relationship Number of Victims
Acquaintance 32
Babysittee 1
Boyfriend/Girlfriend 12
Child/Step-child 11
Child of Boyfriend/Girlfriend 1
Common-Law Spouse 2
Friend 5
Other Family Member 5
Otherwise Known 10
Parent/Step-parent 3
Sibling/Step-sibling 1
Spouse 11
Stranger 42
Unknown Relationship 53
Unknown Offender 12

**.As there can be multiple victims and/or offenders involved in one incident, the total number of victim to offender relationships can be greater than the total number of victims, offenders or incidents.

 
Location of Homicides ***
Location Number of Victims
Bar/Nightclub 2
Commercial/Office Building 2
Drug Store/Doctor's office/Hospital 1
Field/Woods 1
Highway/Road/Alley/Street 30
Hotel/Motel 3
Other or Unknown Location 5
Parking Lot/Garage 18
Residence/Home/Apartment 63
Restaurant 1
School/College/University 3

***The Homicides by location do not include the Homicides reported by the Alamosa P.D., Boulder P.D., Delta P.D., Douglas County Sheriff, Durango P.D., Englewood P.D., Lafayette P.D., Loveland P.D., Park County Sheriff, Pueblo County Sheriff, Pueblo P.D., and Thornton P.D. These agencies reported UCR Summary data and the location where the Homicide occurred is not available with this reporting method.

Homicide by Type of Weapon
Type of Weapon Number of Victims
Blunt Object 6
Drugs/Narcotics 2
Fire/Incendiary Device 1
Firearm 85
Hands/Fists/Feet 15
Knife/Cutting Instrument 24
Motor Vehicle 1
Multiple Weapons 2
Other Weapon 5
Poison 1
Unknown Weapon 8
Homicide by Circumstance
Circumstance Number of Victims
Argument 32
Drug Related 3
Gang Related 4
Other Circumstances 30
Other Felony Crime Involved 8
Unknown Circumstances 73

 

 
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