Washington prohibits any person from willfully discharging any air gun or other weapon in a public place, or in any place where any person might be endangered.1

Washington also prohibits any person from carrying or possessing any air gun, including any air pistol or air rifle, designed to propel a BB, pellet, or other projectile by the discharge of compressed air, carbon dioxide, or other gas, on public or private elementary or secondary school premises, school-provided transportation, or areas of facilities while being used exclusively by public or private schools.2

Washington does not otherwise regulate non-powder guns.

See our Non-Powder Guns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Notes
  1. Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 9.41.230(1)(b). ⤴︎
  2. Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 9.41.280(1)(e). ⤴︎