IA I.C.J.I. 400.16 Deadly Force – General Statement.

IA I.C.J.I. 400.16 Deadly Force – General Statement.

State: Iowa

 

Iowa Criminal Jury Instructions (I.C.J.I.)

400.16  Deadly Force – General Statement.

The term “deadly force” means:

  1.  Force used to cause [a disabling mental illness] [a bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death] [a bodily injury which causes serious permanent disfigurement] [a bodily injury which causes protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ].

  2.  Force the defendant knows or should reasonably know will create a strong probability that (serious injury)* will result.

  3.  Discharging a firearm in the direction of someone, knowing they are present, even though there is no intent to cause a serious injury.*

  4.  Discharging a firearm at a vehicle in which someone is known to be.

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