From the Richmond Examiner, 4/4/1863

OUTRAGEOUS PRACTICE. – Almost every evening two rival gangs of boys meet at Gamble’s Hill, for the purpose of engaging in stone battles. Several evenings since a little daughter of Mr. William Haily, living on Fifth street, near the hill, was struck in the forehead by a random missile, and a wound inflicted so serious as to threaten fatal consequences.

The police would be doing a good service if they would arrest and break up these several gangs, or at least effectually disperse them.

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