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Rise In Youth Violence

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Adora Namigadde
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Homicides in the U.S. are way up and the trend is playing out in Central Ohio, with Columbus already on track to exceed last year’s record-breaking 176 deaths.

Dig into the crime statistics and another troubling trend emerges, the number of young people involved in the spike in violence, both as perpetrators and victims.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, the root causes of youth violence and the push for an all-hands-on-deck community response.

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