Violence, Murder Involving Swedish Teen-Agers

Swedish news headlines are dedicating much attention to several cases of youth violence and deaths involving teenagers here.

Five 15-year-olds in Stockholm are now being charged with murder after a 16-year-old boy they beat up and repeatedly kicked in the head died in the hospital.

And a small town in southern Sweden is torn apart by angry accusations after a young father shot and killed a 15-year-old and seriously wounded a 16-year-old.

The boys were part of a motorcycle gang repeatedly harassing the father and his family – while police failed to respond to his complaints.

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