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A neighborhood gun buy-back event takes place in Hartford on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event is hosted by the Hartford Police Department and will be held at the Southend Wellness Senior Center on 830 Maple Avenue where guns can be turned in anonymously.

Gift cards will be offered ranging from $100-$400 and are exchanged for certain types of guns. $400 gift card for an assault rifle $250 gift card for a semi-automatic handgun $150 gift card for a revolver $100 gift card for a shotgun or rifle This event is for Hartford residents only and it is urged that guns be operational firearms only and that no gun dealers make exchanges.

For more information. contact Sergeant Steve Austin at 860-436-7323.

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