Police report increase in gang violence

August 12, 2008 10:59:17 AM PDT
Raleigh Police are reporting an increase in gang violence on the street and in Wake County schools.

In 2007, there were 692 gang incidents in Wake schools -- compared to 520 the year before. That's a 33 percent increase.

Fifty percent of gang related incident last year happened in high school and 49 percent in middle schools.