Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 565
Offenses Against the Person
Section 565.050

August 28, 2013


Assault, first degree, penalty.

565.050. 1. A person commits the crime of assault in the first degree if he attempts to kill or knowingly causes or attempts to cause serious physical injury to another person.

2. Assault in the first degree is a class B felony unless in the course thereof the actor inflicts serious physical injury on the victim in which case it is a class A felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1983 S.B. 276, A.L. 1984 S.B. 448 A)

Effective 10-1-84

CROSS REFERENCE:

No bail, certain defendants, certain offenses, 544.671


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