COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have collected hundreds of guns in a buyback intended to get weapons off the streets.
Nearly 400 guns were handed over Monday in the Compton event, including 22 assault rifles. Deputies handed out supermarket gift cards worth $50 for non-working guns, $100 for handguns and up to $200 for assault weapons.
Last month, the Los Angeles Police Department collected more than 2,000 weapons in a similar buyback, including 75 assault weapons and two rocket launchers.
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Hold on to your Lederhosen – The La Mesa Oktoberfest returns for a FREE weekend of elevated German celebrations for all ages September 28-30!
This is the perfect time to get your home ready for the busy season ahead, and think about home maintenance projects that perhaps you put off over the summer.