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5-26-306. Aggravated assault on a family or household member

(a) A person commits aggravated assault on a family or household member if, under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life, the person purposely:

(1) Engages in conduct that creates a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to a family or household member;

(2) Displays a firearm in a manner that creates a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to a family or household member; or

(3) Impedes or prevents the respiration of a family or household member or the circulation of a family or household member's blood by applying pressure on the throat or neck or by blocking the nose or mouth of a family or household member.

(b) Aggravated assault on a family or household member is a Class D felony.