Fredericksburg hosts 3rd annual gun give-back event

(AP)

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The city of Fredericksburg is hosting its 3rd annual gun give back Saturday.

The events is going on now until 2 p.m.

The idea behind the event is to give people the opportunity to turn in unwanted firearms to police headquarters for safe disposal.

Residents are welcome to drop off guns at the event regardless of where they live.

Planners did caution that they are not accepting ammunition as part of the event.

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