Territorial marking. I control this place, I’m making it unpleasant for you, and you haven’t got the guts to do anything about it.
Remember the boombox days? There were headphone devices then too. Why carry a twenty pound boombox on your shoulder when you can bass-blast your brain privately? Territory.
“Territorial marking. I control this place, Im making it unpleasant for you, and you havent got the guts to do anything about it.”
According to the story the kid was in the back seat having no control over the volume. Also, shooting the speakers of the car would have made more sense if the shooter wanted to reclaim”territory”.
More like peacocks flashing their feathers. We all did it in some form or fashion when we were that age (I was very, very guilty). Be it glass-pack mufflers, loud motorcycles, or blasting country, rap, or whatever music we listened to. It is teenage boys being teenage boys.
It isn’t an ‘assault’ as someone else implied.