Gun buy-back set for White Plains

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WHITE PLAINS – A gun buy-back program is scheduled for next Friday, April 13 in White Plains.
The program is being held by the Office of the State Attorney General in collaboration with the City of White Plains, Westchester District Attorney’s Office and County Executive’s Office.
Weapons may be turned in from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mount Hope AME Zion Church at 65 Lake Street in White Plains.
Everyone who brings in a non-working and antique firearm will receive $25. Rifles and shotguns will be redeemed for $75 each; handguns for $100 and assault weapons for $150. Payment will be made with a debit card.
The buy-back is an amnesty program and no questions will be asked of anyone who drops off a firearm.
All weapons must be unloaded and placed in a plastic or paper bag or box. They should be transported by vehicle in the trunk.
Licensed gun dealers, and active or retired enforcement officers are not eligible for the program.