PHOTOS: Police officers confiscate loaded, illegal guns in Brooklyn: NYPD

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May 05, 2020 - 12:45 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police confiscated two illegal guns in Brooklyn over the weekend — one of which they took from a “known gang member,” the NYPD said Tuesday. 

Officers from the 79th Precinct confiscated the weapons, both of which were loaded, in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Friday and Saturday nights.

"Excellent police work by our Nighttime Anti-Crime Team for removing these illegal loaded firearms on Friday and Saturday night from the streets of #BedStuy #Brooklyn. #NYPDprotecting #ItsWhatWeDo #OneLessGun," the precinct tweeted.

NYPD Chief of Patrol Fausto Pichardo tweeted out photos of the guns that were confiscated. 

One of the illegal guns confiscated by police.
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One of the illegal guns confiscated by police.
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“Phenomenal work by (79th Precinct) Anti-Crime cops who on back-to-back days were protecting NYC, taking these illegal guns off the streets of #BedStuy — one from a known gang member,” he wrote. 

Police didn’t immediately release any additional information about the incidents or say whether anyone was arrested.