A Virginia school district is giving out 8,000 free gun locks to families

In an effort to prevent acts of gun violence, Roanoke City Public Schools has teamed up with the city’s Gun Violence Prevention Commission to hand out free gun locks.

“Everyone is kind of searching for something tangible that we can do as a city to really prevent and intervene in these acts of violence,” said Commission Chairman Joe Cobb.

These gun locks come after a string of gun violence in Roanoke City schools and on the heels of the Uvalde school shooting.

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