Report says Brooklyn has most illegal guns in New York City

A report published in the New York Post says that there are more illegal guns in Brooklyn than in any other borough. The report is based on data from the first half of 2005 and says that 38 percent

News 12 Staff

Jan 16, 2006, 12:00 AM

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Report says Brooklyn has most illegal guns in New York City
A report published in the New York Post says that there are more illegal guns in Brooklyn than in any other borough.
The report is based on data from the first half of 2005 and says that 38 percent of all handguns seized in New York City were found in Brooklyn. According to the report, East New York as a hot spot for illegal weapons.
Overall, more than 2,000 guns were recovered by the police department and other agencies. Authorities say semiautomatic handguns are the most common illegal weapons.


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