Selected State Statutes: North Dakota

Statutes: North Dakota

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12.1-17-01.1. Assault

A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor, except if the victim is under the age of twelve years in which case the offense is a class C felony, if that person:

1. Willfully causes substantial bodily injury to another human being; or

2. Negligently causes substantial bodily injury to another human being by means of a firearm, destructive device, or other weapon, the use of which against a human being is likely to cause death or serious bodily injury.