East Palo Alto police hold 4th annual gun buyback
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- An effort to keep the streets safe happened in East Palo Alto Saturday the form of a gun buy-back program.
For the fourth straight year, the East Palo Alto Police Department encouraged people to turn in their unwanted firearms. Every gun turned in came with a financial reward.
"We pay $100 per firearm and we've had people bring a minimum of one firearm and we had one individual who came earlier who provided us with 20 firearms," East Palo Alto Police Department spokesperson Kevin Ferreira said.
A total of 79 guns were turned into police.
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