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Anti-Tank Weapon Turned Over to San Francisco Police at Gun Buyback

San Francisco police were handed a few unexpected firearms during a Saturday gun buyback: An AT-4 a.k.a. a Bazooka-like anti-tank weapon, a rocket launcher and a cannonball.

The weapons were turned over to officials during a "no questions asked" gun buyback event in San Francisco. 

A picture on the @SFPDCares Twitter account shows an officer holding and peering down at the weapon.

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Police said that was one of 280 firearms turned over during the gun buyback, which was hosted along with United Playaz, a San Francisco-based violence prevention and youth development organization.

United Playaz is a violence prevention youth organization. 

"I am not against the Second Amendment but I am against senseless gun violence," said United Playaz executive director Rudi Corpuz Jr. 

Each person who turned in a handgun received $100 and each person who turned in an assault weapon received $200. 

According to Corpuz, all promotions for the event were done by 10 men who were serving life sentences and are now on parole. 

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