Mandel’s Daniel Flannery discusses youth violence and COVID

Police arrest 15-year-old accused of shooting 15-year-old near Cleveland Central Catholic High School
WEWSDaniel Flannery, director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, discussed youth violence and impulsive decisions only made worse by mental health issues, social media and the lingering impacts of COVID. “This is an example of many young people now having access easy access to a weapon and possessing them, so when some disagreement or conflict occurs, kids are using their weapon thinking that everybody else probably has one,” Flannery said.