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Murders, shooting injuries rising among Indy kids, advocates blame variety of reasons

INDIANAPOLIS — The numbers are concerning; more kids under 18 killed or injured in shootings this year than last. Murders of young people increased by 22% and non-fatal shootings by 29%.

But, police and justice system-connected youth say the most pressing issue is the “why” behind young people finding themselves amid gunfire. VOICES Corp. students Michael Jackson and Adres Walker will tell you the many reasons Indy’s young people carry guns.

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