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State of Colorado. 2013 ‘Offenses Relating to Firearms and Weapons - Prohibited Use of Weapons.’ Colorado Revised Statutes (Criminal Code); Title 18, Article 12 (Part 1, Section 18-12-106). Denver, CO: Colorado General Assembly. 15 December

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Section 18-12-106. Prohibited use of weapons

(1) A person commits a class 2 misdemeanor if:

(a) He knowingly and unlawfully aims a firearm at another person; or

(b) Recklessly or with criminal negligence he discharges a firearm or shoots a bow and arrow; or

(c) He knowingly sets a loaded gun, trap, or device designed to cause an explosion upon being tripped or approached, and leaves it unattended by a competent person immediately present; or

(d) The person has in his or her possession a firearm while the person is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of a controlled substance, as defined in section 18-18-102 (5). Possession of a permit issued under section 18-12-105.1, as it existed prior to its repeal, or possession of a permit or a temporary emergency permit issued pursuant to part 2 of this article is no defense to a violation of this subsection (1)…

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