College Park holds gun buyback event

College Park holds gun buyback event

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COLLEGE PARK, Ga. -

A metro Atlanta city held a gun buyback exchange Saturday.

Hundreds lined up the College Park Auditorium to exchange their firearms for cash. The city of College Park sponsored the event.

Officials say they bought 172 guns before running out of funds.

Police check the serial numbers on each weapon to make sure they were not stolen.

City leaders call the event a success and will explore future gun buyback events.

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