Alaska Statutes Title 11. Criminal Law § 11.41.200. Assault in the first degree

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

(1) that person recklessly causes serious physical injury to another by means of a dangerous instrument;

(2) with intent to cause serious physical injury to another, the person causes serious physical injury to any person;

(3) the person knowingly engages in conduct that results in serious physical injury to another under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life;

(4) that person recklessly causes serious physical injury to another by repeated assaults using a dangerous instrument, even if each assault individually does not cause serious physical injury;  or

(5) that person knowingly causes another to become unconscious by means of a dangerous instrument;  in this paragraph, “dangerous instrument” has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900(b)(15)(B) .

(b) Assault in the first degree is a class A felony.


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