DENVER GUNS: 189 guns will be transformed into gardening tools

DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Broncos partnered with RAWtools this weekend as part of a regional effort to get guns off the streets and reduce crime.

A Broncos spokesperson said 189 guns were redeemed at the event.

RAWtools is a gun violence prevention organization that takes guns, deactivates them and turns them into garden tools, to be used in community gardens.

Sellers were offered $50 to $250, depending on the type of gun.

There will be other upcoming gun buyback events:

  • Saturday, April 9 Aurora Work Center with Mosaic Church
  • Saturday May 21 Platt Park Church
  • Saturday June 11 * Christian Heritage Center
  • Saturday July 16 to be determined
  • Saturday, August 20 Living Water Christian Center Church
  • Saturday September 17 to be determined
  • Saturday, October 15 Colorado Community Church

*(National Gun Buyback Day)

For information on pay rates and additional event locations, visit rawtools.org.

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