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WPIC 35.01 Assault—First Degree—Great Bodily Harm or Deadly Weapon—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 35.01Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 35.01 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VI. Crimes Against Personal Security
WPIC CHAPTER 35. Assault and Reckless Endangerment
WPIC 35.01 Assault—First Degree—Great Bodily Harm or Deadly Weapon—Definition
A person commits the crime of assault in the first degree when, with intent to inflict great bodily harm, he or she assaults another [with a firearm] [or] [with any deadly weapon] [or] [by any force or means likely to produce great bodily harm or death].
NOTE ON USE
Use this instruction if it will help the jury understand the charged offense or if it is necessary to define this particular offense for the jury. See the Comment to WPIC 4.24 (Definition of the Crime—Form).
Use bracketed material as applicable. For directions on the various ways to use the bracketed phrases relating to how the crime is committed, see WPIC 4.20 (Introduction).
Along with this instruction, use WPIC 2.04 (Great Bodily Harm—Definition), WPIC 35.50 (Assault Definition), and WPIC 10.01 (Intent—Intentionally—Definition). As applicable, also use WPIC 2.06 (Deadly Weapon—Definition as Element—Firearm or Explosive) and WPIC 2.06.01 (Deadly Weapon—Definition as Element—Weapons Other than Firearms and Explosives).
COMMENT
RCW 9A.36.011(1)(a).
See the Comment to WPIC 35.02 (Assault—First Degree—Great Bodily Harm or Deadly Weapon—Elements).
[Current as of March 2020.]
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