Philadelphia groups urge residents to turn in firearms amid increase in shootings

Philadelphia police and community groups organized a “save a life, turn in a gun” drive amid an increase in shootings.

Katie Katro from ABC reports.

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Many were not buying this as a good solution on Twitter.

Here are some of the responses on Twitter.

“This is the stupidest thing I have seen in a minute.”

“Only problem is, the bad guys aren’t going to be turning in their guns.”

Another Twitter user wrote mockingly “You mean removing the Kate Smith, Frank Rizzo and Columbus statues didn’t immediately halt all gun violence???”