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FACT SHEET | Youth Violence

Youth violence includes various behaviors, such as fighting, bullying, gang-related violence, and homicide. These behaviors involve the intentional use of physical force or power by a young person to threaten or harm others. These harmful behaviors can start early and continue into young adulthood. The young person can be a victim, an offender, or a witness to the violence.

This fact sheet provides more information about youth violence and how you can help prevent it.