Kentucky Revised Statutes Title L. Kentucky Penal Code § 508.010. Assault in the first degree

(1)  A person is guilty of assault in the first degree when:

(a) He intentionally causes serious physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument;  or

(b) Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life he wantonly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death to another and thereby causes serious physical injury to another person.

(2)  Assault in the first degree is a Class B felony.

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