NY Penal Law 265.08 – Criminal use of a firearm in the second degree

ARTICLE 265: FIREARMS AND OTHER DANGEROUS WEAPONS

Criminal use of a firearm in the 2nd degree.

A person is guilty of criminal use of a firearm in the second degree when he commits any class C violent felony offense as defined in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section 70.02 and he either:

(1) possesses a deadly weapon, if the weapon is a loaded weapon from which a shot, readily capable of producing death or other serious injury may be discharged; or

(2) displays what appears to be a pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm.

Criminal use of a firearm in the second degree is a class C felony.

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