Rocket Launcher Returned During Baltimore Gun Buyback Program

Zero Hedge | 12/26/2018 | Staff
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Baltimore has the highest per capita murder rate among any sizeable American metropolis, making it an anomaly in the national crime landscape for cities with populations over a half million. City officials recently held a three-day gun buyback program in the attempt to rid the region of weapons as homicides climbed over 300 for the fourth consecutive year.

Baltimore police collected more than 1,000 firearms during the buyback event last week. The weapons included 509 pistols, 273 rifles, 245 shotguns, and... a rocket launcher, for which the city paid $500 according to The Baltimore Sun.

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City Mayor Catherine Pugh tweeted that 1,800 guns and one rocket launcher were removed from the streets.

Mayor Pugh said, "And yet the @NRA thinks somehow rocket launchers are good for Baltimore. Perhaps a name change is in order: The National Rocket Association."

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Interim police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Friday police contacted the US Army and the...
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