RAFFLE WINNERS: 2012 Gun Buyback program Saturday nets 309 guns - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

RAFFLE WINNERS: 2012 Gun Buyback program Saturday nets 309 guns

FILE: Guns turned in FILE: Guns turned in

Michael McGrath, Chief of the Cleveland Division of Police, is proud to announce that the City of Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event was a huge success. 

Citizens lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice of a $100 Dave's Supermarket, Target or Shell gift card in addition to tickets to an upcoming Cleveland Cavaliers and Monsters game and an entry into a raffle for a chance to win up to $1,000. 

In all, 309 firearms (298 handguns and 11 long guns) were surrendered to police.

On Monday, 19 Action News selected the raffle winners:

  • $500 winner – Ed Morrow
  • $300 winner – Thomas Smalley
  • $200 winner – Barbara Andrew

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