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UPDATE: Only two guns surrendered in Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) -

Police in Lincoln Heights were hoping to make their town a little safer through a gun amnesty program.

Between June 1 and June 15, people were able to turn in any gun, no questions asked.

Unlike other gun programs, Lincoln Heights offered no reward.

By the end of the program, only two guns had been turned in.  However, the police chief told FOX19 that they received a lot of ammunition.

By contrast, a buy back program in Lower Price Hill back in January offered $100 gift cards for each firearm. That program netted organizers 50 firearms.

Chief Corey says police will still accept guns. 

He's asking people that want to turn in a gun to please unload them first.

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