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'Gas for Guns' exchange set for Saturday

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are working with a convenience store to host a "gas for guns" exchange this weekend.

The Baton Rouge Police Department and Circle K are teaming up for the program, which is aimed to help reduce the number of unsecured firearms on the streets.

The event is scheduled for Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Living Faith Christian Center on Winbourne Avenue.

Participants will get anywhere from $50 to $300 in gas coupons for each qualifying handgun or assault weapon.

Police will take the guns with no questions asked.

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