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Buyback program helping to take illegal guns off the streets

December 21, 2017 01:18 PM

The days of gun buybacks have managed to get 93 illegal weapons off the streets of Albany and Rensselaer counties.

Victory Christian Church has been collecting the illegal guns. In exchange, the person receives a $150 gift card to Crossgates Mall.

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This is the first time the gun buyback program has been expanded to Renssleaer County.

Some of the guns are "community guns," left in a certain area for people on the street to access.

The "Gifts for Guns" continues through Saturday at Victory Life Church on 5th Avenue in Troy.

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