CLEVELAND - The city of Cleveland and the Cleveland Police called Saturday’s gun buy-back program a “huge success.”
Residents turned in more than 300 weapons during the Saturday morning event.
In exchange for an operable handgun, residents received a $100 gift card to Target, Shell or Dave’s Supermarket, along with a pair tickets to a Cleveland Cavaliers and a Monsters game.
Each person was also entered into a raffle for a chance to win $1,000.
A total of 309 guns, including 298 handguns and 11 long guns, were turned in.
The guns will be melted down by ArcelorMittal.
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