Gun-related crimes are serious offenses in Philadelphia. While there are legal ways to procure a firearm in the city, strict rules apply to every purchase. Circumventing the law to purchase or distribute guns can lead to weapons charges, even if the person had the legal right to purchase a gun for personal use.
With headlines blazing about murders and shootings, authorities across the country are waging a war against illegal guns. Gun charges are extremely serious in nature and require a tough defense for the accused person. Laws surrounding the purchase and sale of firearms are very specific, and the repercussions for being found guilty of breaking these laws can be severe. Recently a man in Philadelphia was charged with various criminal offenses in connection to gun laws.