Gun Rights Group Participates In Chicago Gun Turn-In, Uses Money For Shooting CampA downstate gun rights group turned dozens of firearms for the city’s gun turn-in program last month, and used the $6,000 in proceeds to send a group of young shooters to a camp hosted by the National Rifle Association.
Chicago Police Collect 5,500 Weapons During Gun Turn-InPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said the tally could go considerably higher. Pallets were still being unloaded at a West Side police warehouse where the weapons will be sorted.
McCarthy: There Are 'Just Way Too Many Guns In This City'Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that there are “just way too many guns in this city,” and the gun turn-in event that police are sponsoring this weekend can have an effect in reducing violence.
Police To Hold Gun Turn-In Event This WeekendUsing the lure of $100 gift cards, the Chicago Police Department is encouraging people to get guns out of their homes and turn them in this Saturday, during the annual gun turn-in program.