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L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.
L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's East Los Angeles station will host a gun buyback program this weekend, officials announced Wednesday. The "gifts for guns" event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Belvedere Park, 4801 E. 1st St., East Los Angeles. Residents can anonymously exchange their weapons for gift cards redeemable at Target stores or Ralphs supermarkets, officials said. An assault weapon can be turned in for a $200 gift card and a handgun, rifle or shotgun will net its owner a $100 card.  Even guns that don't work can be traded in for a $50 card. The sheriff's station is prepared to hand out up...

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