So Many People Turned in Their Guns, Mpls Had To End Its Buyback Early
The reason: they ran out of money to buy more.
Minneapolis had been offering people Visa gift cards ranging from $25 to $300 depending on the gun, and they ran out.
The Star Tribune says the buyback collected more than 150 guns, though.
Now police will check the firearms to see if any have been reported stolen, FOX 9 previously reported. Any stolen weapons will be returned to the rightful owner.
Otherwise, the guns will be taken out of commission – and could wind up in an art exhibit focusing on the impact of firearms in the community.
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