SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – More than 150 unwanted guns were turned over to authorities during a Saturday morning gun buyback event in Santa Fe Saturday morning. The city and the Santa Fe Police Department held the event at Fiesta Nissan from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to prevent gun violence.

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After turning in their unwanted weapons, people were given a gift card worth between $100 and $250. All the weapons will be checked to ensure they aren’t stolen and returned to the owner if they are. They even gave out free gun locks.