The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


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Pallbearers bring the casket of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh into Saint Bernard Church in Mount Lebanon for funeral services on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Derkosh was killed Sunday after he fell from a wooden railing overlooking the painted dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and bled to death after being mauled by the dogs. The parents of Derkosh requested that toy trucks be donated instead of flowers because their son liked to play with trucks and share them with friends. More than 3,000 have been donated, and the William Slater II funeral home says it will continue accepting the trucks even after the boy's funeral Friday morning. The family intends to donate the trucks to a charity that will distribute them to needy children on Christmas. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Justin Merriman)


What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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