Aggravated Assault with a Firearm — Louisiana

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  Louisiana Law for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm — La R.S. 14:37.4

Aggravated assault with a firearm is an assault committed with firearm.

“Firearm” is defined as an instrument used in the propulsion of shot, shell, or bullets by the action of gunpowder exploded within it.

Penalty

Whoever commits an aggravated assault with a firearm shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned for not more than 10 years, with or without hard labor, or both.

Aggravated Assault with a Firearm is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.

 

Legal Assistance

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a battery or assault crime, contact attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter for a consultation.

 

 

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