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Creators of Philly Truce app hope to prevent gun violence in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA - A local group is calling for a homicide-free holiday. The creators of an app and community organizations came together Tuesday for a launch event at Muhamad Park in West Philadelphia.Mazzie Casher is the co-founder of the app.

The idea behind the Philly Truce app is to squash the beef before they turn deadly and to engage people in the fight for peace."Canvass this immediate area, share some information and ask them to come out under direction and patrol and canvass their own neighbors," he said.A lot of times when something violent happens people are too afraid to speak up.

The app allows people to volunteer to help out or give anonymous tips so that violence interrupters can get involved."We are also letting people know.

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