A 15 year old boy Michael, known to most as Youngblood, leaves school to join a friend in a local street gang, Kingsmen. Its leader Romell, is a married Vietnam vet who feels his time has come to leave his gang and concentrate on being a supporter for his wife. However his tired feeling of narcotics wiping out the younger generation stops him. He, along with the other Kingsmen hatch up a plan in hopes to wipeout the largest dealer in the south Los Angeles area. However, the largest dealer turned out to be Youngblood's older brother.