I don't think so.
This is ghetto territory.
Just your "normal" black on black violence, except lately it seems to be moving from teen to pre-teen years, just like the age of their first pregnancy.
I think witchcraft in the US is far more prolific and degenerating far more than is ever reported. Similar activities were quietly prolific in the 90s amongst inner city black gangs. It has degenerated another generation.