Guns to be auctioned in Jefferson County

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is scheduled to host the auction of hundreds of firearms.

Sheriff's Major Lafayette Woods, Jr. says the auction will be conducted by the sheriff's office, the Tri-County Drug Task Force and the South Central Arkansas Law Enforcement Society Gun Club on Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

The weapons include 137 shotguns; 110 rifles; 270 pistols; 169 revolvers; 18 muzzleloaders in addition to paintball guns, air pistols, pellet and BB guns and a Chinese air rifle.

Pre-auction viewing, pre-registration, and background checks will be Thursday and Friday starting at 9 a.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. - when the auction is to begin.

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