FREMONT, Calif. (BCN) — A gun buyback event is set for Saturday in Fremont to collect unwanted firearms in the community, police said. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fremont Fire Department’s Tactical Training Center at 7200 Stevenson Blvd.
People will receive $100 per handgun, rifle or shotgun and $200 per assault weapon, unserialized “ghost gun” or similarly classified gun, with payments limited to $600 per person. The payments will be by gift card and are while supplies last. The firearms must be operational to receive money, according to police.
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The guns should be unloaded and taken to the event in the trunk of a vehicle. People will be asked to remain inside their vehicles when they arrive, police said. Ammunition will not be accepted at the event.
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