DC Instruction 4.103. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

DC Instruction 4.103. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

State: District of Columbia

Criminal Jury Instructions for the District of Columbia
Fifth Edition (2014)
IV. OFFENSES

Instruction 4.103. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

D.C. Official Code § 22-404.01 (2001)

The elements of the crime of aggravated assault, each of which the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt, are that:

1. [Name of defendant] caused serious bodily injury to [name of complainant]; and

2. [Name of defendant] either

A. intended to cause serious bodily injury to [name of complainant or third person]; or

B. knew that serious bodily injury to [name of complainant or third person] would result from his/her conduct; or

C. was aware that his/her conduct created an extreme risk of serious bodily injury to [name of complainant or third person] but engaged in that conduct nonetheless.

“Serious bodily injury” is an injury that involves unconsciousness, extreme physical pain, protracted and obvious disfigurement, protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ or mental faculty or a substantial risk of death.

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