Q: Can a 17 year old get in trouble with the law in any way for beating up a 21 year old.
A: Short answer, yes. This most likely would be assault. Depending on how severely the other person was beaten (or if a weapon was used), it could be an aggravated assault. But because this is NC law, it may be slightly different what the actual charge is, but the basics should be the same.
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