MD § 3-202. Assault in the first degree

State: Maryland

CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 2. HOMICIDE
SUBTITLE 2. MURDER AND MANSLAUGHTER

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 3-202 (2014)

§ 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.