CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police collected more than 150 firearms at a gun turn in event Saturday afternoon at Hope Community Church in the South Austin neighborhood.
Police were offering $100 Visa gift cards for each gun turned in, no questions asked. Replica guns, BB guns, and air guns also could be turned in for $10 each.
The event ran from 10 a.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. at 5900 W. Iowa St. in the church’s parking lot. Police said 164 guns were turned in, and 26 replica guns also were collected.
Total gun turn in numbers are:
26- replica guns
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) August 8, 2020