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280 guns turned in at LBPD Gun Buy Back event

On Oct. 2, 2021, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) hosted a Gun Buy Back event at Veterans Park where community members were able to turn in their firearm(s) to receive a gift card.

All firearms were turned in on a voluntary and anonymous basis. Through this event, firearms surrendered were as follows:

  • 137 handguns
  • 123 long guns (including shotguns)
  • 20 zip guns
  • 280 total firearms, including 13 assault weapons
This article was released by the Long Beach Police Department.