HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – McKeesport’s Gun Violence Reduction Program was awarded more than $130,000 in state funding.

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency gave McKeesport the $133,000 in funding on Friday, State Representative Austin Davis announced.

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The funding will help incorporate McKeesport’s Alternative Policing Strategies into its Gun Violence Reduction Program.

“Today McKeesport received crucial funding that will assist the city in showing its young adults a different path to life,” Davis said in a press release.

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The money will go toward license plate recognition camera sites, getting police vehicles, outreach programs and more.

Just three days ago on Sept. 10, a McKeesport High School football player was shot in the neck.

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In a statement, McKeesport Area School District called the shooting an act of “senseless violence.”