MS MMJI-Cr §3:12 Deadly weapon
MISSISSIPPI MODEL JURY INSTRUCTIONS CRIMINAL
§3:12 Deadly weapon
It is a question of fact for you to determine whether the [describe weapon] claimed to have been used by [defendant’s name] was a deadly weapon in the manner claimed to have been [used or threatened to be used] in this case.
A deadly weapon may be defined as any object, article or means which, when used as a weapon under the existing circumstances is reasonably a capable of producing or likely to produce death or serious bodily harm to a human being upon whom the object, article or means is used.