MAP: Where have Austin’s homicides occurred in 2021?

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — KXAN is keeping track of the number of homicides in the City of Austin. On July 23, the total number reported in 2021 surpassed the total for all of 2020. The city’s 60th homicide – a new record high – was reported on Sept. 12.

The charts below will be updated as we learn new information. Scroll down for a map of where each incident occurred.

In total, 88 homicides were reported in Austin in 2021. Austin Police initially reported an 89th homicide that occurred on Dec. 10. As of Jan. 10, 2022, APD says the incident is not being counted toward the homicide total, pending further information from the medical examiner.

The chart below shows how the number of homicides reported in recent years changed over time.

Below is a map showing where homicides occurred in 2021. The map is interactive, so clicking on or hovering over a dot will reveal information about that incident. You can also click on a month in the top left to show only homicides that occurred during that month.

The chart below shows the number of homicides reported each month in 2021.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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