Homicides in New Orleans: See map of locations, neighborhood totals and 2022 statistics | Crime/Police

After years of falling homicide rates in New Orleans, murders in the city are on the rise again.

There have been 140 homicides in New Orleans so far this year. Although the overwhelming majority were murders committed with guns, knives and other weapons, the overall tally also includes other instances where one person was allegedly responsible for the death of another. This includes murders deemed justifiable by the police and negligent homicides such as car accidents.

The following map shows the location of every homicide in New Orleans since the start of the year, as well as the total number within each of the official neighborhood boundaries recognized by city officials. The attached chart compares the total number of murders so far in 2022 to other recent years.

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Timetables-Picayune | Graphic lawyer. Source: New Orleans Police Department

Locations are approximate based on NOPD data.

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Timetables-Picayune | Graphic lawyer. Source: New Orleans Police Department

The data in the interactive map and graph above was compiled by Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate staff based on New Orleans Police Department reports. These interactives will be updated at least once a week with the latest information.

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