ICD-10-CM Code Y35.003

Legal intervention involving unspecified firearm discharge, suspect injured

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y35.003 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of legal intervention involving unspecified firearm discharge, suspect injured. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y35.003 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like judicial execution or judicial execution by firing squad or legal execution or legal execution by shooting or legal intervention.

Short Description:Legal intervnt involving unsp firearm disch, suspect injured
Long Description:Legal intervention involving unspecified firearm discharge, suspect injured

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y35.003 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Legal
      • intervention (by)
        • firearm (s) (discharge)
          • injuring
            • suspect


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Judicial execution
  • Judicial execution by firing squad
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution by shooting
  • Legal intervention

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Legal intervention (Y35)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020