Assault in the 4th Degree
A person commits the offense of Assault in the Fourth Degree if:
? The person attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury, physical pain, or illness to another person;
? With criminal negligence the person causes physical injury to another person by means of a firearm;
? The person purposely places another person in apprehension of immediate physical injury;
? The person recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person;
? The person knowingly causes or attempts to cause physical contact with a person with a disability, which a reasonable person, who does not have a disability, would consider offensive or provocative; or
? The person knowingly causes physical contact with another person knowing the other person will regard the contact as offensive or provocative.
Assault in the Fourth Degree is a Class C Misdemeanor unless the victim is a special victim in which case it’s a Class A Misdemeanor.