Memphis Tennessee has been on the news recently as several alarming stories hit the headlines last week. A Mob Attack at a PB Gas Station; A 7 year old girl targeted for a gang land shooting; 19 Gangster Disciples arrested in drug sweep.
Many people are alarmed at the violence being reflected amid the various story lines and the culture of indifference to drugs, guns, death and gang violence.
A local story from Fox out of Memphis helps to explain how this happens. Scroll through Jonathan’s Instagram pictures and you can see how early in life the problem takes hold.
“This is nothing strange to me,” said Stevie Moore with Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives, a group counseling troubled youth.
Family members identify the Instagram account belonging to Jonathan; they would not tell FOX13 his last name but did say the teen has faced struggles that led him there like his brother being killed. (read more)
Many more troubling pictures – CLICK HERE