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CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined religious and community leaders at a West Side church Monday afternoon to promote a new gun buyback effort.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Man Steals Car, Crashes It Moments Later In Back Of The Yards
The city has announced a new $250,000 fund to enable churches and community groups – with the help of police – to organize their own gun buyback events. It’s part of a renewed effort to get guns off the streets. Those who turn in a gun would receive a $100 gift card.