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Youth shooting victims on the rise in Chattanooga

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Bullets have already struck more Chattanooga juveniles this year than in recent years.

So far this year, 18 youths under age 17 have been shot. Two died and three were hit by accident, according to police information.

Since 2007, all of the juvenile shooting victims have been black. Almost all are males. Their average age this year is 16, but one was just 12.

Read more from our partners at the Times Free Press.

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