Nassau County gun buyback brings in over 300 firearms

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

February 17, 2013 10:05:28 AM PST
A gun buyback event held at a Long Island church brought in 330 firearms.

Nassau County authorities held the session Saturday afternoon at Grace Cathedral International church in Uniondale, N.Y.

Newsday reported ( ) that the haul of weapons was mostly made up of handguns. There were 17 assault rifles collected as well.

Those who turned in weapons got $100 for rifles, $200 for handguns and $400 for assault rifles.


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