Buyback program aims to rid community of guns

Posted at 7:33 AM, Dec 18, 2015

CINCINNATI -- A community program aimed to get guns off the streets could help some people get much-needed cash for the holidays.

The next session of the Street Rescue Community Gun Buyback program will start up at 10 a.m. Friday.

The program allows people to trade in unwanted guns for gift cards. People can get $25, $50 or $100 gift cards in return for their firearms.

The program focuses on what are called “community guns” or guns that are hidden around a community and shared by criminals.

It’s the third buyback session for the program so far. The next one will be in the spring.

The session will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Christ on President Drive.