There are different types of assault, such as simple assault and aggravated assault.
Simple assault could consist of, but is not limited to, attempting to cause, knowingly or recklessly, bodily injury or death to another person or negligently causing bodily harm to a person using a deadly weapon.
Aggravated assault could include, but is not limited to, attempting to cause serious bodily harm to a person, or causing injury purposely/knowingly, or attempting to cause or purposely/knowingly causing injury using a deadly weapon.
However, there are many other actions that could be classified as either simple assault or aggravated assault.
Consequences for assault depend and can vary on a case to case basis. It often times depends on how severe the crime was, whether or not there is a criminal history of the person alleged to have committed the assault, and if there were any damages. That being said, some of the penalties if convicted could be:
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