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Montgomery County sheriff deputies carted dozens of pistols, shotguns and rifles to an incinerator last week.
Armando Trull
Montgomery County sheriff deputies carted dozens of pistols, shotguns and rifles to an incinerator last week.

Montgomery County's gun turn-in program on Saturday brought in a total of 111 guns, including 69 handguns, 27 rifles and 15 shotguns.

In addition, officials also collected 1 grenade, 1 sword and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition.

Event organizers say for each weapon turned in, they will make a donation to the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center. The event was held in cooperation with the Maryland Attorney General's first annual statewide gun turn-in day.

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