Illinois Statutes Chapter 720. Criminal Offenses §-2.Armed robbery

§ 18-2.  Armed robbery.

(a) A person commits armed robbery when he or she violates Section 18-1;  and

(1) he or she carries on or about his or her person or is otherwise armed with a dangerous weapon other than a firearm;  or

(2) he or she carries on or about his or her person or is otherwise armed with a firearm;  or

(3) he or she, during the commission of the offense, personally discharges a firearm;  or

(4) he or she, during the commission of the offense, personally discharges a firearm that proximately causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent disfigurement, or death to another person.

(b) Sentence.

Armed robbery in violation of subsection (a)(1) is a Class X felony.  A violation of subsection (a)(2) is a Class X felony for which 15 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court.  A violation of subsection (a)(3) is a Class X felony for which 20 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court.  A violation of subsection (a)(4) is a Class X felony for which 25 years or up to a term of natural life shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court.


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