Statesville police hosting free summer camp for kids

STATESVILLE, N.C. — The Statesville Police Department is holding a free summer camp for kids through the end of the week.

They’re focusing on an area that’s been hit hard by violence, killing an 8-year-old girl.

>>In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9 reporter Anthony Kustura explains the goals for the camp and the way the police department would like to see it grow in the years to come.

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