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Reward Program Takes Aim At Illegal Guns

Posted July 19, 2001 8:31 a.m. EDT

— The Bull City is taking aim at illegal gun use and sales.

Durham city

leaders announced a new initiative that pays people who call CrimeStoppers about illegal guns.

Dozens of area businesses helped fund the gun bounty project, which will offer rewards of $250 when a weapon is confiscated.

The program is already under way. To contact

Durham CrimeStoppers

, call

919-683-1200

.