By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More than 2,200 people have been shot in Philadelphia this year, leaving many to ask how we can stop this surge in violence and get some of those guns off the streets.

CBS3 photojournalist Brad Nau introduces Shane Claiborne, a self-described artist and activist who lives in one of this city’s bullet-ridden hotspots.

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His aim is to take those guns off the streets and put them to better use — in your garden.

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Claiborne says he will take any gun off your hands and transform it into a garden tool of your choice.

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