Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-10-5

Sec. 5 . (a) A child who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly possesses a firearm for any purpose other than a purpose described in section 1 of this chapter commits dangerous possession of a firearm, a Class A misdemeanor.  However, the offense is a Level 5 felony if the child has a prior conviction under this section or has been adjudicated a delinquent for an act that would be an offense under this section if committed by an adult.

(b) A child who knowingly or intentionally provides a firearm to another child whom the child knows:

(1) is ineligible for any reason to purchase or otherwise receive from a dealer a firearm;  or

(2) intends to use the firearm to commit a crime;

commits a Level 5 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 3 felony if the other child uses the firearm to commit murder ( IC 35-42-1-1 ).


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