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Pennsylvania law makes it a separate crime for a person who commits or attempts to commit a “crime of violence” to possess, use or attempt to use a KTW teflon-coated bullet or other “armor-piercing ammunition” while committing or attempting to commit that crime.1 “Armor-piercing ammunition” is defined as:

Pennsylvania law does not otherwise regulate the sale or possession of ammunition in any way.

 See our Ammunition Regulation policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 6121.[]
  2. 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 6121(d).[]