A. Aggravated assault with a firearm is an assault committed with a firearm.
B. For the purposes of this Section, "firearm" is defined as an instrument used in the propulsion of shot, shell, or bullets by the action of gunpowder exploded within it.
C. Whoever commits an aggravated assault with a firearm shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten years, with or without hard labor, or both.
Acts 2001, No. 309, §1; Acts 2003, No. 239, §1; Acts 2012, No. 320, §1, eff. May 25, 2012.