More Than 150 Guns Collected In Police Gun Buyback Program
Friday's Connecticut school shooting weighed on the minds of those that gave their guns to police in Prince George's County.
Residents handed guns over to law enforcement officials in exchange for gift cards.
Though the program was planned before Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, many of those that turned weapons over to police said they didn't want the firearms to fall into the wrong hands, according to the paper.
The massacre in Connecticut left 26 students and staff at the school dead, including 20 young children.
Two previous gun buyback events in Prince George's County have collected more than 300 guns, police said.