STREET FIGHTING

Stop the violence

What is street fighting?

Physical fight involve two or more teens who have chosen to use physical force to resolve a conflict or argument. Because fights are so common, many people dismiss them as a normal part of growing up.

Why people street fight

People street fight to solve arguments or something happened personly. Most teens fight because they were insulted, hit, or pushed. Also somebody spreeded a rumor about someone and they got mad. Another reason is they just couldnt control there anger.

Some outcomes of street fighting

Facts About Street Fighting

  • Homicide is the leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24 overall.
  • 80% of those that died were killed by fire arms
  • In 2004, violence statistics report 750,000 young people were treated in hospitals for violence-related injuries.
  • According to a violence statistics report by the U.S. Secret Service, in the previous decade, the odds of a high school student being injured or threatened with a weapon were about 1 in 14, and the odds of a teen being in a physical fight were 1 in 7.