Omaha Police Collect 28 Firearms During Gun Amnesty Day

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

The Omaha Police Department collected unwanted guns Saturday afternoon at at 50th and Ames Avenue.

It was part of Gun Amnesty Day, a collaborative community effort to rid Omaha streets of illegal and/or unwanted firearms and ammunition.

Police say the collected 28 firearms during the event, including one with a defaced serial number and a sawed-off shotgun.

They also collected eight five gallon buckets of ammunition.

Authorities said no questions are asked and no information is taken from those turning in guns.

In December during another Gun Amnesty Day, 49 firearms were turned in to police and more than 400 pounds of ammunition.

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