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Youth crimes in Columbus

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Columbus is experiencing an increase in crimes committed by youth and adults. These include crimes involving gun violence which Mayor Andrew Ginther has declared a public health crisis.

While the number of gun violence incidents briefly dropped after this declaration, they rose back up this spring.

Also on the rise, is the number of teens involved in gun-related incidents as perpetrators.

We’ll discuss how firearms are getting into the hands of Columbus youths and efforts being made to curb gun violence in the city.



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