Aggravated Assault

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A person commits the offense of aggravated assault when he or she assaults: 1) with intent to murder, to rape, or to rob; 2) with a deadly weapon or with any object, device, or instrument which, when used offensively against a person, is likely to or actually does result in serious bodily injury; or 3) a person or persons without legal justification by discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle towards a person or persons.

A conviction for aggravated assault carries a sentence from 1 to 20 years in prison.

If you have been arrested for aggravated assault you should seek legal counsel as soon as possible.