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What Goes Up Must Come Down

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Durham police are trying to crackdown on celebratory gunfire. Around the Fourth of July and New Year’s, the city has seen an increase in the number of 911 calls due to the reported sound of gunshots. The police will start a campaign to educate citizens about the dangers of firing a gun into the air. Charts are included which show the total number of gunshots reported from March 25, 201 to March 25, 2011, the total reported daily for that time frame and the numbers reported on the Fourth of July and New Years holidays.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 15, April 2011, p8-9