Maryland Criminal Law Section 3-202

Article - Criminal Law

§ 3-202.

      (a)      (1)      A person may not intentionally cause or attempt to cause serious physical injury to another.

            (2)      A person may not commit an assault with a firearm, including:

                  (i)      a handgun, antique firearm, rifle, shotgun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle, as those terms are defined in § 4-201 of this article;

                  (ii)      an assault pistol, as defined in § 4-301 of this article;

                  (iii)      a machine gun, as defined in § 4-401 of this article; and

                  (iv)      a regulated firearm, as defined in § 5-101 of the Public Safety Article.

      (b)      A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of assault in the first degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 25 years.