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Brooklyn Gun Buy Back Program Yields 115 Weapons

The NYPD’s program recovered an Archangel 22 cal. and a sawed-off shotgun.

Over 100 guns were taken off the streets Saturday, as Brooklyn residents sold them to the NYPD.

According to the police, 115 weapons were surrendered during the Brooklyn Gun Buy Back event held today at the Christian Cultural Center on Flatlands Avenue and Avenue N.

The NYPD said that some of the more “notable” firearms surrendered include an Archangel 22 cal. assault rifle and seven defaced handguns.

See the list below for a full breakdown of the guns turned in during the event:

  • 56 revolvers
  • 33 semi-automatics
  • 1 assault rifle
  • 9 rifles
  • 5 shotguns (1 was sawed-off)
  • 11 others (BBs, starters, zip guns, etc.)

Cops said that over 8,200 firearms have been surrendered since the program's inception.  

Jim April 01, 2013 at 01:25 PM
Brady - That is where the guns are! :-)
Dudley Escobar April 01, 2013 at 07:29 PM
"neighborhoods of color" Is "crime-infested with lots of shootings" a color? I'm not sure.
Patti April 02, 2013 at 01:38 PM
It is 115 less guns on the street............not a drop in a bucket............that's great.
BRADY April 06, 2013 at 02:31 PM
Yes ''Neighborhoods of Color" The "Inner City" The Ghetto" Where "Black on Black Crime Reigns Supreme" It's amazing that the People that dial 911 the most ,are also the same People that Complain the most when the free 911 phone call does'nt get them the reaction they want ."But I Dialed 911 First" "I"m gonna file A complaint"
Miss V in NYC April 07, 2013 at 05:20 PM
115 is a start, better than nothing.

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