2017 Maryland Code
Title 3 - Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 2 - Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and Related Crimes
§ 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.
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