Giffords Shooting Anniversary
Guns are piled inside a crate outside a police station in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013, during Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik's gun buy back program. Kozachik asked people to turn in their guns for a $50 gift certificate to a Safeway grocery store. Tuesday marked the second anniversary of when a gunman opened fire on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she met with constituents in 2011, killing six people and leaving 12 others injured. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)
Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 8:05 am
Updated: 11:28 am, Fri Jan 11, 2013.
TUCSON — Tucson police say the final tally on guns turned in at a buyback event was 206.
Those turning in the guns for destruction received $50 gift cards. Many of the weapons turned in were old and some didn't work.
The event organized by City Councilman Steve Kozachik was held in a police station parking lot on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that wounded Gabrielle Giffords.
Police say the serial number on one gun was obliterated and that it was set aside for further investigation.
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 8:05 am.
Updated: 11:28 am.