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Online campaign to help Watertown resident replace, repair boat after shootout

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A viral effort is underway to raise money for Watertown, Massachusetts resident David Henneberry.

He is the one who alerted police after discovering Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev inside his boat.

The boat is now destroyed with bullet holes after a shootout between the suspect and police.

A Facebook page has been set up to raise money for Henneberry to either make repairs or buy a new boat.

The goal is to raise $50,000.

So far the group has collected more than $3,000 and has more than 800 members.

Watertown Police Chief Edward Deveau says he also received an email from someone in Detroit who wants to replace the boat.

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