'Stop the Violence' basketball tournament held in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Dozens of local youths participated in the free

Dozens of local youths participated in the free "Stop the Violence" basketball tournament. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

A Brooklyn organization says that although violence tends to rise during the summer months, it is doing its best to keep youths off the streets.

Dozens of local youths aged 12 to 21 participated in a free basketball tournament, called "Stop the Violence," Saturday in Bedford-Stuyvesant, in order to steer violence away from the community.

The tournament is run by a local camp and nonprofit...

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