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UPD to host gun buy back event

UTICA, N.Y. - In an effort to rid people of their unwanted firearms, UPD - in conjunction with the New York State Attorney General's office - will hold a Gun Buy Back event on Tuesday. This event will be held at the Parkway Recreation Center in South Utica from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. People with unwanted guns are encouraged to bring them in a paper or plastic bag, and in exchange will receive a prepaid debit card. The breakdown of prices are as follows:

  • $25 for non working or antique firearms
  • $50 for rifles and shotguns
  • $75 for handguns 
  • $100 for assault weapons

This will all be handled anonymously on a "no questions asked" basis.


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