UTICA, N.Y. – There will be a Community Gun Buy-Back event on Friday, Oct. 18 at the Utica Recreation Center, 220 Memorial Parkway, in the upper parking lot off of Elm Street.
Payments are as follows:
- Non-working or antique firearms - $25
- Rifles and shot guns - $50
- Handguns - $75
- Assault weapons - $100
Payments will be made at the site of the event via prepaid debit cards.
Guns must be unloaded and placed in a paper bag, box or plastic bag before bringing to the site.
Any member of the public can participate in the program, except licensed gun dealers and active or retired law enforcement officers, who will not be eligible.
This program is presented by New York State Attorney General Letitia James in collaboration with the City of Utica Police Department.