Guns collected at gun turn in program at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Saturday, November 21, 2015. (Deputy Chief Nader/@DChiefNaderPGPD/Twitter)
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A Prince George’s County gun turn in program led to the collection of 323 guns, Prince George’s county police said.
The event was held Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden worship center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
In a tweet from the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, the church said in a partnership with Zion Church and Prince George’s County Police, 323 guns were collected including semi-automatics, rifles and handguns. Individuals that turned in guns received gift cards.
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