According to WNEP, Joseph Hartranft, 54, of Schuylkill Township, fled his home near Tamaqua after police showed up at his home to serve him paperwork.
Hartranft fled with gun into a wooded area and is reported to not be allowed to have a gun due to an arms violation.
The incident happened around 4pm, Wednesday.
Anyone who sees Hartranft should call State Police at Frackville at (570) 874-5300.
Story from WNEP