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Division IV. Criminal Law and Procedure and Prisoners
Title 22. Criminal Offenses and Penalties
Subtitle I. Criminal Offenses.
Chapter 4. Assault; Mayhem; Threats
§ 22-404.01. Aggravated assault.
(a) A person commits the offense of aggravated assault if:
(1) By any means, that person knowingly or purposely causes serious bodily injury to another person; or
(2) Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life, that person intentionally or knowingly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of serious bodily injury to another person, and thereby causes serious bodily injury.
(b) Any person convicted of aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $10,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both.
(c) Any person convicted of attempted aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $5,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.
Current through October 23, 2012