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Legal Statutes: Wyoming

UPDATED December 23, 2016

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Article 5. Assault and Battery

back to top6-2-502. Aggravated assault and battery; penalty

(a) A person is guilty of aggravated assault and battery if he:
(i) Causes or attempts to cause serious bodily injury to another intentionally, knowingly or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life;
(ii) Attempts to cause, or intentionally or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon;
(iii) Threatens to use a drawn deadly weapon on another unless reasonably necessary in defense of his person, property or abode or to prevent serious bodily injury to another; or
(iv) Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to a woman whom he knows is pregnant.

(b) Aggravated assault and battery is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than ten (10) years.
Laws 1982, ch. 75, § 3; Laws 1983, ch. 171, § 1; Laws 1984, ch. 44, § 2; Laws 2009, ch. 195, § 1, eff. March 12, 2009.