Indianapolis firefighter Ryan Feeney was commissioned by the Marion County Sheriff to make the peace sculpture out of a pile of confiscated weapons.
Indiana plans to spend $75 million in federal grants to demolish 4,000 abandoned properties across the state.
The grants are part of a plan to reduce crime and improve property values by destroying abandoned properties.
Indiana is diverting federal money to help local communities demolish abandoned homes.
A Monroe County judge ruled a marriage between a man and woman was automatically void when one of them changed genders.
Indiana plans to use Federal Money from the Hardest Hit Fund to demolish foreclosed homes, in hope of restoring surrounding neighborhoods.
The lieutenant governor and state legislators are discussing how to prioritize funding from the "Hardest Hit Fund" to rehabilitate or demolish homes.