Free gun locks to be distributed in Flint

Dan Kildee is helping to give away gun locks on August 15th.

The Michigan State Police, the City of Flint, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Congressman Dan Kildee are teaming up to distribute free gun locks.

Gun locks will be given to residents of the Fifth Congressional District on August 15 from 3 until 5 pm.

The Michigan State Police post in Flint will be hosting the event.

Gun locks will be given away on a first come, first serve basis.

â??Iâ??m pleased to partner with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as city officials to provide gun locks at no cost to Flint residents,â?? Congressman Kildee said. â??Gun locking devices help to promote public safety and secure firearms from unauthorized use. I encourage all local residents to stop by the free event, pick up a gun lock and learn about responsible gun ownership practices.â??

There will also be safety information about guns given out at the event.

The Flint Michigan State Police post is located at G-4495 Corunna Road.