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$10,000 in Guns Retrieved at New Haven Police's Gun Buyback Event

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New Haven Police Department collected $10,000 in guns at a gun buyback event on Saturday, according to city officials.

The city offered gift cards in exchange for guns and the amount of the gift card depended on the type of weapon.

According to police, a $10 gift card was given for BB guns, $25 for single and double-shot (Derringer-style) handguns, $50 for rifles and shotguns, $100 for pistols and revolvers (handguns) and $150 for assault weapons.

City officials said $10,000 in firearms were retrieved at the event.

No ID was required, no questions were asked and the event was 100% anonymous, authorities said.

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