571.085  UNDERAGE PURCHASE OF A FIREARM OR HANDGUN.
   (a)   No person under 18 years of age shall purchase or attempt to purchase a firearm.
   (b)   No person under 21 years of age shall purchase or attempt to purchase a handgun; provided, that this division does not apply to the purchase or attempted purchase of a handgun by a person 18 years of age or older and under 21 years of age, if the person 18 years of age or older and under 21 years of age is a law enforcement officer and has received firearms training approved by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council or equivalent firearms training.
   (c)   Whoever violates division (a) of this section is guilty of underage purchase of a firearm, a delinquent act that would be a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate State law if it could be committed by an adult.  Whoever violates division (b) of this section is guilty of underage purchase of a handgun, a misdemeanor of the second degree.
(ORC 2923.211)