Truth behind kids and gun violence

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Barely a day goes by that we do not report violence, murders, rolling gun battles or shootings between rival gang members. The innocent victims are the children who live in neighborhoods that have been taken over by criminals.

But children from all walks of life can be affected by gun violence.

Steve Zwolak joined us on KPLR 11 to explain why children gravitate to gun play and how it ultimately devolves into gun violence

Mr. Z. is the founder and CEO of the Lume Institute. He is also the Executive Director of University City Children's Center.

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