As of mid-afternoon, the city says people have turned in about 550 guns at the churches involved.
Officials announced the program Aug. 7, and Mayor Byron Brown says the money for the buyback comes from asset forfeiture.
The program provides pre-paid cash cards in various amounts -- depending on the type of gun turned in.
The locations include:
EAST SIDE: Jordan River Missionary Baptist Church, 440 Leroy Ave.
DOWNTOWN: St. John Baptist Church, 184 Goodell St.
NORTH BUFFALO: Church of the Good Shepherd, 96 Jewett Parkway
RIVERSIDE: Assembly of Christian Churches, 213 Ontario St.
SOUTH BUFFALO: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 450 Abbott Rd.
WEST SIDE: Primera United Methodist Church, 62 Virginia St.
Also... Prince of Peace Christian Church, 190 Albany St.
Pre-paid bank cash cards will provided, no questions asked, in the following denominations:
$10 -- non-working or antique guns (including BB guns and pellet guns)
$50 -- Rifles / Shotguns
$75 -- Handguns
$100 -- Assault weapons (e.g., Uzi's, AK-47s)