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115 guns off the streets thanks to gun buyback
NEW YORK (WABC) -- More than 100 weapons are off the streets, following a gun buyback event in Brooklyn.
Police took in 115 weapons at Saturday's event in East New York.
People were given $200 gift cards for turning in their handguns and assault rifles and $20 for a shotgun.
Among the weapons handed over were an archangel 22 caliber and seven handguns with altered serial numbers.
A breakdown of the firearms surrendered are as follows:
1 assault rifle
5 shotguns (1 was sawed-off)
11 others (BBs, starters, zip guns, etc.)
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