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You can deduct these expenses against the rent income received from the tenants on Schedule E. You are not required to claim a deduction for depreciation. These are repairs.
If you are ever audited you will be called upon to document that these repairs were necessitated by the damages done by the tenants. You should try to keep/obtain proof of this. If you are not audited it will not matter, this is to help you prepare for a worst case scenario.