THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.234a Intentionally discharging firearm from motor vehicle, snowmobile, or off-road vehicle in manner that endangers safety of another individual as felony; penalty; exception; "peace officer" defined; self-defense.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) or (3), an individual who intentionally discharges a firearm from a motor vehicle, a snowmobile, or an off-road vehicle in such a manner as to endanger the safety of another individual is guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 4 years, or a fine of not more than $2,000.00, or both.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a peace officer of this state or another state, or of a local unit of government of this state or another state, or of the United States, performing his or her duties as a peace officer while on or off a scheduled work shift as a peace officer. As used in this subsection, "peace officer" means that term as defined in section 215.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to an individual who discharges a firearm in self-defense or the defense of another individual.
History: Add. 1990, Act 321, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991
Am. 1992, Act 218, Imd. Eff. Oct. 13, 1992
Am. 1996, Act 163, Imd. Eff. Apr. 11, 1996
Am. 2005, Act 303, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 2005
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