1. A person commits the offense of domestic assault in the first degree if he or she
attempts to kill or knowingly causes or attempts to cause serious physical injury
to a domestic victim, as the term “domestic victim” is defined under section 565.002.
2. The offense of domestic assault in the first degree is a class B felony unless
in the course thereof the person inflicts serious physical injury on the victim, in
which case it is a class A felony.
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