Assault in the first degree.
(1) A person is guilty of assault in the first degree if he or she, with intent to inflict great bodily harm:
(a) Assaults another with a firearm or any deadly weapon or by any force or means likely to produce great bodily harm or death; or
(b) Administers, exposes, or transmits to or causes to be taken by another, poison, the human immunodeficiency virus as defined in chapter 70.24 RCW, or any other destructive or noxious substance; or
(c) Assaults another and inflicts great bodily harm.
(2) Assault in the first degree is a class A felony.
[1997 c 196 § 1; 1986 c 257 § 4.]
| Severability -- 1986 c 257: See note following RCW 9A.56.010.|
Effective date -- 1986 c 257 §§ 3-10: See note following RCW 9A.04.110.