Chicago Gun Turn-In June 23

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    The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department partnered with community- and faith-based organizations to host the citywide gun turn-in event June 23 at several locations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department partnered with community- and faith-based organizations to host the citywide gun turn-in event June 23 at several locations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Anyone can turn in a firearm, no questions asked, and receive a $100 MasterCard gift card. Also, BB and replica guns can be turned in for a $10 MasterCard gift card.

    The event has set two national records –– in 2006 with 3,000-plus guns and another the next year with 6,700-plus guns turned in. Over last six years 23,000 guns have been taken off the streets of Chicago.

    Gun Turn-In Locations:

    Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

    6248 S. Stewart Ave.

    Bethlehem Star M.B. Church

    9231 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

    Chicago Islamic Center

    3357 W. 63rd St.

    Corinthians Temple Cogic

    4520 W. Washington Blvd.

    Douglas Park Baptist Church

    1840 S. Kedzie Ave.

    Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church

    4543 S. Princeton Ave.

    First Church of Deliverance

    4315 S. Wabash Ave.

    Greater Harvest M.B. Church

    5141 S. State St.

    Greater Institutional A.M.E. Church

    7800 S. Indiana Ave.

    Greater Salem Baptist Church

    215 W. 71st St.

    Heritage International Christian Church

    5312 W. North Ave.

    Immaculate Conception Parish

    2944 E. 88th St.

    Liberation Christian Center

    6810 S. Ashland Ave.

    Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

    2622 W. Jackson Blvd.

    New Beginnings Church

    6620 S. King Dr.

    New Life Covenant Church

    1021 E. 78th St.

    New Vision of Faith Ministries

    447 W. 120th St.

    St. Agnes of Bohemia Catholic

    2651 S. Central Park Ave.

    St. Sabina Church

    1210 W. 78th Place

    Trinity All Nations Church

    9600 S. Vincennes Ave.

    Truth and Deliverance International Ministries

    5151 W. Madison St.

    United Church of Rogers Park

    1545 W. Morse Ave.

    Uptown Baptist Church

    1011 W. Wilson Ave.

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