Peacing Together: Seeking solutions to youth violence in Central Georgia

It’s something that we see far too often – headlines about teens and young adults committing violence against each other.

We see your comments on these stories. We see people questioning where it starts, why it’s continuing, and wondering when it will end.

Youth violence is a problem and it costs our community in different ways.

By the end of 2018, seven teenagers were killed in a year of near-record breaking violence in Macon-Bibb County.

Not only were an alarming rate of teens being killed, but teens were also being charged with those murders.

In Sept. 2018 with the arrest of a teenager in the fatal shooting at the Chick-fil-A on Bloomfield Road, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office recorded six teens charged with murder in a month’s time.

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