Boston residents turned in 64 unwanted, unloaded guns at several locations on Saturday as part of a regional gun buyback program.
Each gun will be exchanged for a $100 Visa gift card - no questions asked.
The program was announced on Friday by Mayor Marty Walsh and Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty and members of the medical community at City Hall.
It was a joint effort crossing multiple agencies and states, including Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Boston officials agreed that more needs to be done to get guns off the streets.
"Every day when we’re out at these crime scenes, there’s way too many guns on the streets," said Boston Police Commissioner William Evans. "And together, working with these hospitals, working with the communities around New England, we can really send a strong message.