Assault With Deadly Weapon With Intent to Kill or Inflicting Serious Injury

Someone who assaults – either does hit or touch or puts someone in imminent fear of being hit or touched – another person with the intent to kill or inflicting serious injury will be guilty of a Class E felony.

These crimes are usually abbreviated as AWDWISI or AWDWIK.

Here is the state:

§ 14-32. Felonious assault with deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflicting serious injury; punishments.

(a) Any person who assaults another person with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicts serious injury shall be punished as a Class C felon.

(b) Any person who assaults another person with a deadly weapon and inflicts serious injury shall be punished as a Class E felon.

(c) Any person who assaults another person with a deadly weapon with intent to kill shall be punished as a Class E felon.

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Damon Chetson

Damon Chetson is a Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law. He represents people charged with serious and minor offenses in Raleigh, Wake County, and the Eastern District of North Carolina. Call (919) 352-9411.