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      RS 14:37.1     


§37.1. Assault by drive-by shooting

            A. Assault by drive-by shooting is an assault committed with a firearm when an offender uses a motor vehicle to facilitate the assault.

            B. Whoever commits an assault by drive-by shooting shall be imprisoned for not less than three years nor more than ten years, with or without hard labor, and without benefit of suspension of sentence.

            C. As used in this Section and in R.S. 14:30(A)(1) and 30.1(A)(2), the term "drive-by shooting" means the discharge of a firearm from a motor vehicle on a public street, highway, or interstate highway with the intent either to kill, cause harm to, or frighten another person.

            Acts 1993, No. 496, §1; Acts 2023, No. 243, §1.

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