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.

Copyright 2012 Chicago Defender

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