Next phase for Columbus's campaign against gun violence

posted by Ken Stevens -

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- City leaders in Columbus are pumping more money into gun violence prevention efforts.

Plans have been announced for a two-year, $500, 000 campaign to find jobs for at-risk youth, defuse neighborhood tensions and connect residents with needed services. 

Officials say the program is a collaboration of City Council, Columbus Public Health, the city Parks Department and community agencies.

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