Correlation between NRA convention and dip in teen violence?

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 2, 2014) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police experienced fewer problems with teen violence last weekend.

That’s when the NRA convention was downtown.

About 75,000 people attended the convention, and many of them were legally armed.

IMPD says it was the most peaceful Saturday in the month of April downtown.

Here’s a look at the stats for Saturday Night Problems in the month of April:

  • April 5: 300 teens at Circle Centre
  • April 12: 200 teens in large groups
  • April 19: 400 teens and shots fired
  • April 26 (NRA Convention): 100 teens, dispersed quickly