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Four people arrested in gang-related beating

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DAWSON, GA (WALB) -

Four people are in jail after what Dawson Police say was a gang-related beating of a juvenile male.

Police say Michael Mitchell, Brian Mitchell, Shaquandria Lawson and a juvenile attacked the victim as part of a gang initiation. It happened at the Dawson Housing Authority apartments on Martin Luther King.

The victim told police he suffered swelling to his head after the suspects kicked him repeatedly.

The arrests came after video of the beating surfaced on YouTube and was shown to police. Police reports show the gang goes by the name, Young Kamouflauge Boys.

The suspects are charged with Aggravated Assault, Battery and 2 counts of Participating in Criminal Gang Activity.

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