MT 45-3-101. Definitions.

MT 45-3-101. Definitions.

State: Montana

 

Montana Code Annotated (M.C.A.)

TITLE 45. CRIMES 

CHAPTER 3. JUSTIFIABLE USE OF FORCE

Part 1. When Force Justified

45-3-101. Definitions. 

(1) “Force likely to cause death or serious bodily harm” within the meaning of this chapter includes but is not limited to:

(a) the firing of a firearm in the direction of a person, even though no purpose exists to kill or inflict serious bodily harm; and

(b) the firing of a firearm at a vehicle in which a person is riding.

(2) “Forcible felony” means any felony which involves the use or threat of physical force or violence against any individual.

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