Charlottesville considers gun buyback program: Is it worthwhile?

During a community forum, one resident urged Charlottesville Police Chief Michael Kochis to organize a gun buyback program. (Credit: Sandy Hausman)

Since September, 14 people have been killed and 22 wounded by gunfire in Charlottesville, prompting police to consider a gun buyback program. 

Richmond and Roanoke have also offered rewards to those who surrender their firearms, but as Sandy Hausman reports, that may not be the best way to prevent gun violence.    

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