NYPD Shooting Incident Data (Year To Date)

data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 3 May 2021

List of every shooting incident that occurred in NYC during the current calendar year. This is a breakdown of every shooting incident that occurred in NYC during the current calendar year. This data is manually extracted every quarter and reviewed by the Office of Management Analysis and Planning before being posted on the NYPD website. Each record represents a shooting incident in NYC and includes information about the event, the location and time of occurrence. In addition, information related to suspect and victim demographics is also included. This data can be used by the public to explore the nature of police enforcement activity. Please refer to the attached data footnotes for additional information about this dataset.

Tags: shooting, crime, law enforcement, public safety, nypd

This dataset has the following 19 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
INCIDENT_KEYincident_keytextRandomly generated persistent ID for each arrest
OCCUR_DATEoccur_datecalendar_dateExact date of the shooting incident
OCCUR_TIMEoccur_timetextExact time of the shooting incident
BOROborotextBorough where the shooting incident occurred
PRECINCTprecinctnumberPrecinct where the shooting incident occurred
JURISDICTION_CODEjurisdiction_codenumberJurisdiction where the shooting incident occurred. Jurisdiction codes 0(Patrol), 1(Transit) and 2(Housing) represent NYPD whilst codes 3 and more represent non NYPD jurisdictions
LOCATION_DESClocation_desctextLocation of the shooting incident
STATISTICAL_MURDER_FLAGstatistical_murder_flagcheckboxShooting resulted in the victim’s death which would be counted as a murder
PERP_AGE_GROUPperp_age_grouptextPerpetrator’s age within a category
PERP_SEXperp_sextextPerpetrator’s sex description
PERP_RACEperp_racetextPerpetrator’s race description
VIC_AGE_GROUPvic_age_grouptextVictim’s age within a category
VIC_SEXvic_sextextVictim’s sex description
VIC_RACEvic_racetextVictim’s race description
X_COORD_CDx_coord_cdnumberMidblock X-coordinate for New York State Plane Coordinate System, Long Island Zone, NAD 83, units feet (FIPS 3104)
Y_COORD_CDy_coord_cdnumberMidblock Y-coordinate for New York State Plane Coordinate System, Long Island Zone, NAD 83, units feet (FIPS 3104)
LatitudelatitudenumberLatitude coordinate for Global Coordinate System, WGS 1984, decimal degrees (EPSG 4326)
LongitudelongitudenumberLongitude coordinate for Global Coordinate System, WGS 1984, decimal degrees (EPSG 4326)
New Georeferenced Columngeocoded_columnpoint