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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2020 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Indiana.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 28 November

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Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Indiana

Indiana prohibits issuance of a license to carry a handgun to any person who is under age 18, or is under age 23 if the person has been adjudicated a delinquent child for an act that would be a felony if committed by an adult.

With some exceptions, Indiana prohibits a person under 18 from knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly possessing a firearm except when supervised and at his or her residence or on property owned by a parent or guardian, or, for purposes of hunting, target shooting or safety training. Persons under 18 are also prohibited from selling or providing a firearm to another person under 18 except for the purposes described above.

Indiana provides no minimum age for the sale of firearms to minors by adults, although federal age restrictions still apply…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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