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Baltimore’s youth being shot at highest rate in a decade as ‘new type of violence’ takes hold

July 24, 2023

Niara Mollett found out about the shooting that killed her 16-year-old cousin on Instagram. Ray Mason keeps the funeral program for his 19-year-old sister in his car. Da’Quane Gilliam doesn’t like to go outside. All of them are under 21 and each understands the devastating toll gun violence takes on Baltimore’s young people. “You don’t really see how bad it is until it actually hits you,” Mollett, 16, said.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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