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Hillsborough gun buy-back nets two rocket launchers and hundreds of other firearms listen

02/04/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Update from HSCO, 7 Feb: "the final number of firearms collected at Operation Gun Swap was 2,808"

On Saturday the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office conducted a very popular gun buy-back program at five locations.

They collected hundreds of rifles and handguns and even a couple of rocket launchers and a flute that had been converted into a firearm.

WMNF spoke with Sheriff’s Captain Chad Chronister at their operations center in Ybor City midway through the event, while the l...


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