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Hi Miss Wilson , is there a statute of limitation on gun charges and attemped murder in New York . charges from 1992.

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Yes. My friend lives in Barbados but the American Embassy would not give him a visa to come back for the case. he was charge with two other persons.

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For felonies other than murder and sexual offenses the statue of limitations is 5 years from the date the offense was committed.

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2. Except as otherwise provided in subdivision three:

(a) A prosecution for a class A felony, or rape in the first degree as defined in section 130.35 of the penal law , or a crime defined or formerly defined in section 130.50 of the penal law , or aggravated sexual abuse in the first degree as defined in section 130.70 of the penal law , or course of sexual conduct against a child in the first degree as defined in section 130.75 of the penal law may be commenced at any time;

(b) A prosecution for any other felony must be commenced within five years after the commission thereof;

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