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NJ Gun Buybacks Bring in Over 900 Weapons, State Pays Over $140,000

Kenneth Burns
New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck with several law enforcement officials announcing the results of a gun buyback that took place in three counties.

More than 900 firearms were turned in by New Jersey residents at gun buyback events across the state last weekend. From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY’s Kenneth Burns reports that the state paid more than $140,000 dollars to people who turned in the weapons.

(Original air-date: 8/16/21)