Hundreds turn out for College Park gun buy-back event

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Hundreds waited in line Saturday morning to turn in their guns for money at the City of College Park’s gun buy-back program.

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Hundreds of people were in line Saturday for the City of College Park’s gun buy-back program.

The event offers $150 for working rifles, shotguns or assault-style rifles and $100 for any workable handgun.

The event will be held until 5 p.m. at the College Park City Auditorium on Main Street. Some gun rights advocates have criticized the city for holding the event, but organizers stand by their public safety effort.