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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 9A.36. Assault--Physical Harm

back to top9A.36.050. Reckless endangerment

(1) A person is guilty of reckless endangerment when he or she recklessly engages in conduct not amounting to drive-by shooting but that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person.

(2) Reckless endangerment is a gross misdemeanor.
[1997 c 338 § 45; 1989 c 271 § 110; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.36.050.]