Walsh To Announce Gun Buy-Back Program

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will announce a gun buy-back program Monday, aimed at getting weapons off the city’s streets.

People bringing a gun to a collection center will get a $200 gift card.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

Walsh To Announce Gun Buy-Back Program

Walsh says it’s just one piece of an overall plan to make the city safer.

“We’re going to be launching the sites where the drop-offs will be, we’re working on the program and how we’re going to be able to do the buy back itself,” Walsh said. “We’re starting with $100,000 in the bank.”

The program is funded from private donations.

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