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The City of Buffalo will purchase guns Saturday and not ask for any explanations.

The city’s seventh “No Questions Asked” gun buyback program will last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at six drop-off sites throughout the city.

Participants have received more than $200,000 through pre-paid credit card incentives at the city’s past six gun buybacks. The city bought 4,457 guns total.

The drop-off sites will be at the following locations:

• East Side: True Bethel Baptist Church, 907 East Ferry St.

• West Side: Primera United Methodist Church, 62 Virginia St.

• Downtown: St. John Baptist Church, 184 Goodell St.

• South Buffalo: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 450 Abbott Rd.

Pre-paid bank cash cards will be provided for the following:

• Non-working antique guns (including BB guns and pellet guns): $10

• Rifles/shotguns: $50

• Handguns: $75

• Assault weapons: $100

email: citydesk@buffnews.com

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