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News Release

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Media Relations

2016 Gun Buyback Program NA16078mjl

WHAT:
City of Los Angeles Anonymous Gun Buyback

WHEN:
Saturday, May 7, 2016
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:
SOUTH LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles Sports Arena
3939 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037

SAN FERNADO VALLEY
Facey Medical Group
11333 Sepulveda Boulevard
Mission Hills, CA 91345

WHY:
The citywide Gun Buyback Program is an initiative of the Mayor's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD). City leaders and LAPD Gun experts will also be available to answer questions about the event and about the guns. Individuals may surrender guns anonymously at any of the two Gun Buyback locations. The Public is reminded that when bringing a firearm to a location, please leave the unloaded gun(s) in a locked container or stored in a vehicle trunk. The Gun Buyback staff will provide direction to individuals surrendering guns after discussing their intent to surrender a weapon. Those interested in receiving a Ralph's gift card, may qualify for a $100 card for handguns, shotguns, and rifles and $200 for assault weapons as classified in the state of California.

For further information, please contact LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.

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