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Hartford PD hosts gun buyback event

Hartford

Hartford police held another gun buyback event Saturday.

It took place at the Johnson and Stewart Community Center on Martin Street. The goal was to get unwanted guns from reaching the streets.

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Steven Wolf, the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center said,”Often guns are stolen from private houses and then used for crimes off site, often stolen from the suburbs and used in crimes the city.”

Gift cards were given to those who handed in working guns.

Hartford police will hold another gun buyback event in December.

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