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Assault Criminal Lawyers – The Law – Deadly Conduct

Tex. Pen. Code 22.05

(a) A person commits an offense if he recklessly engages in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury.
(b) A person commits an offense if he knowing discharges a firearm at or in the direction of:
(1) one or more individuals; or
(2) a habitation, building, or vehicle and is reckless as to whether the habitation, building, or vehicle is occupied.

Assault Criminal Lawyers – Statutory Presumption.

(c) Recklessness and danger are presumed if the actor knowingly pointed a firearm at or in the direction of another whether or not the actor believed the firearm to be loaded.

Assault Criminal Lawyers – Punishment.

An offense under Subsection (a) is a Class A Misdemeanor (up to 1 year in county jail; up to $4,000 fine).

An offense under Subsection (b) is a 3rd Degree Felony (2 – 10 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine).

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