Evanston police say community residents turned in 32 guns during a gun buyback event today at Christ Temple Missionary Baptist Church.
The weapons turned in included six long guns and 26 handguns.
Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew says those weapons are no longer at risk of being abused or being used in criminal activity.
The event was sponsored by the Police Department in partnership with Moms Demand Action of Evanston.
Residents were given $100 in exchange for every weapon turned in.