Gun Laws in Indiana

State Law Background

Among other things, Indiana:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Indiana does not, however:

Local governments in Indiana generally lack authority to regulate firearms or ammunition, and the state requires local law enforcement to issue a concealed handgun license to any applicant who meets certain basic qualifications.

In 2017, Indiana had the 20th highest rate of gun deaths among the states. Indiana also supplied crime guns to other states at the 11th highest rate among the states. Indiana exported crime guns at more than twice the national rate and more than 2.5 times the rate at which it imported crime guns from other states.

Indiana Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Indiana, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.