FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police, with assistance from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, collected more than 130 guns, including a half dozen assault weapons, in their 2nd annual gun buy back event today, April 28.
The event was held at 100 Western Avenue.
Framingham Police posted on social media that 132 guns were traded in for $15,000 in gift cards.
As an incentive participants who turned in a firearm received a gift card.
- $250 gift card Assault Weapon
- $150 gift card Revolver, Handgun, Semi-Automatic, Shotgun, Rifle
- $25 gift card BB Gun, Pellet Gun
Framingham ran out of gift cards and hour before the event was to have ended at 3 p.m.
The event was sponsored by the Metro West Health Foundation, MutualOne Bank, Framingham Police Association, and the Framingham Police Athletic League.
Photos courtesy of Framingham Police