Photo gallery: Evanston’s second gun buyback event

Police officers displayed the firearms they collected at Evanston’s second gun buyback event on Saturday. Police Chief Richard Eddington said he hopes to make the service available to residents on a daily basis.

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

Evanston residents exchanged 28 firearms for cash at the city’s second gun buyback event on Saturday at Saint Nicholas Church.

Although the city rounded up 45 guns at the buyback program’s launch a year ago, Police Chief Richard Eddington said he was encouraged enough by the most recent haul that he wants to make the option available on a daily basis.

“We want to have this service available all the time,” Eddington said.

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Cat Zakrzewski

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