2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 3 - OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
Subtitle 2 - Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and Related Crimes
Section 3-202 - Assault in the first degree.

§ 3-202. Assault in the first degree.
 

(a)  Prohibited.-  

(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)  Penalty.- 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. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 12A-1; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2003, ch. 17; 2005, ch. 283.]   

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