79°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sun
101°
74°
0%
Mon
97°
76°
10%
Tue
97°
76°
10%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Police will pay for handguns, rifles

3 years ago April 29, 2012 Apr 29, 2012 Sunday, April 29 2012 Sunday, April 29, 2012 9:23:35 AM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - People who have handguns and rifles can receive payouts with no questions asked at a gun buyback sponsored by the New Orleans Police Department on May 12.

The Times-Picayune reports the event will start at 9 a.m. at Little Zion Baptist Church, 4821 Earhart Blvd. Police will pay $75 for handguns and $200 for assault rifles. The weapons can be new or old. Damaged guns also will be accepted.

Police said owners should bring the weapons unloaded and in a bag or container. Ammunition should be brought in separate containers.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days