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CRIMINAL DEFENSE

CRIMINAL RECKLESSNESS

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Indiana Code 35-42-2-2 Criminal Recklessness

A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally performs an act that creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person commits criminal recklessness, a Class B misdemeanor.

     

The offense of criminal recklessness is a Level 6 felony if it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon; or the person committed aggressive driving (as defined in IC 9-21-8-55) that results in serious bodily injury to another person.

 

The offense is a Level 5 felony if it is committed by shooting a firearm into an inhabited dwelling or other building or place where people are likely to gather; or the person committed aggressive driving (as defined in IC 9-21-8-55) that results in the death or catastrophic injury of another person.