The Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation is donating 2,500 gun safety locks to Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield and Waterbury to be distributed to residents free of charge.  “We encourage residents to pick up a Project ChildSafe safety kit so that they can learn about the options they have to properly and securely store their firearms at home,” said Steve Sanetti, the CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation. “We thank Mayor Finch and Police Chief Gaudett for their leadership in helping to raise awareness about preventing unauthorized access and for distributing these firearm safety kits to gun owners.”

WHAT: Police chiefs and mayors and First Selectmen from Bridgeport and Stratford announce free gun locks from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

 WHEN: Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m.

 WHERE: Mayor’s Conference Room, Margaret E. Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street.

By Stephen Krauchick

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