71 guns surrendered in buyback event

BROOKLYN - The NYPD held its 13th ?Guns for Cash? event yesterday at the First Baptist Church of Brownsville.

Police say that among the 71 firearms surrendered, was a fully loaded Tec-9 with hollow point bullets.

According to the officials, the public has surrendered nearly 7,000 guns to the NYPD in local churches since 2008.

Participants handed over the guns, no questions asked, and in exchange received bank cards worth up to $200.

Officials say anyone can turn in guns anonymously at police stations citywide any day and receive $100.

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