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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Philadelphia Man Indicted On Gun Charge

PHILADELPHIA – Daniel Shank, 39, of Philadelphia, was charged today by indictment with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.


If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison, up to lifetime supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.


The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Philadelphia Police Department.  It is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Jordan Strauss.


An indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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