Section 13A-6-22


Published: 2015

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Section 13A-6-22

Section 13A-6-22Assault in the third degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of assault in the third degree if:



(1) With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he causes physical injury to any person; or



(2) He recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or



(3) With criminal negligence he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument; or



(4) With intent to prevent a peace officer from performing a lawful duty, he causes physical injury to any person.



(b) Assault in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §2103.)