Special allegation — Assaulting law enforcement personnel with firearm.
In a criminal case where:
(1) The defendant has been convicted of assaulting a law enforcement officer or other employee of a law enforcement agency who was performing his or her official duties at the time of the assault as provided under RCW 9A.36.021; and
(2) There has been a special allegation pleaded and proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant intentionally committed the assault with what appears to be a firearm;
the court shall make a finding of fact of the special allegation, or if a jury trial is had, the jury shall, if if finds the defendant guilty, also find a special verdict as to the special allegation.
[2009 c 141 § 1]