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'Guns for Groceries': Muskegon Heights asking for firearms in exchange for Meijer gift cards

The City of Muskegon Heights is taking on a new way to try and cut down on the violence.

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. - The City of Muskegon Heights is doing something quite out of the ordinary in hopes of reducing some of the violent crimes in the community. 

The City is hosting its first ever Guns for Groceries Community Health and Safety Day. It will be taking place on June 8 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Rowan Park. 

Anyone who brings a firearm to the park -- no questions asked -- will receive a $100 Meijer gift card. The firearms should be left in vehicles that way officers at sanctioned booths can retrieve them safely.

There will also be free car seat safety checks, health screenings, games, a bounce house and more family-friendly events related to health and safety.

For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.

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