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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Philadephia Man Charged With Gun Offense

Philip Epps, 26, of Philadelphia, Pa., was charged today by Indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years, and a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Philadelphia Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Virgil B. Walker.

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Updated December 15, 2014