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<p>Police collected dozens of firearms at a gun buyback in Miami Gardens on Satuday. Opa-locka held a similar drive the same day.<br /></p>

Police collected dozens of firearms at a gun buyback in Miami Gardens on Satuday. Opa-locka held a similar drive the same day.

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Opa-locka, Miami Gardens hold gun buyback drives for safer holiday

There were sawed-off shotguns, Uzis and rifles. Once owned by residents, the weapons became the property of police departments in Opa-locka and Miami Gardens, who held gun buy back drives on Saturday in an effort to a create safe Fourth of July weekend, traditionally a dangerous time for revelers who are injured during celebratory gunshots from owners.