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A person is guilty of assault in the third degree when:
1.?With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he causes such injury to such person or to a third 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.
Assault in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 120.00 Assault in the third degree - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-120-00.html
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