The Brooklyn Buyback event on Saturday, December 15, at at St. Peter's Lutheran Church and Mount Olive Baptist Church successfully recovered 134 weapons being surrendered
A breakdown of the firearms surrendered today is as follows
31 semi-automatic pistols
1 sawed-off shotgun
15 others (BBs, zips, starter pistols).
Some of the more notable firearms surrendered were a .22 Magnum Derringer "wallet gun"; a Beretta model 84 .380 caliber; a Smith and Wesson .357 Magnum
New York State Senator Malcolm Smith funded the program, and individuals received a $200 bank card for surrendering a weapon. Since the program's inception more than 8,000 guns have been surrendered.