Attempted Murder with a Firearm
Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon occurs when there is an Assault
with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill, but with the intent to
commit a felony. An example is someone pointing a gun at another person
and threatening to shoot them. Both Federal and Florida law include heavy
fines and severe criminal penalties, including potential mandatory/minimum
sentences of up to 25 years and maximum potential sentences of up to LIFE.
Mr. Petruzzi has represented numerous individuals charged with, or under
investigation for, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon offenses by
both Federal and State authorities. His experience and knowledge serves
as an invaluable asset to his clients.
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Federal Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon offenses are investigated
and prosecuted by various agencies, including the FBI, ATF, Secret Service,
Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice. Some common
Federal Statutes criminalizing Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon include:
18 USC Sec. 113 –
(a) Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of
the United States, is guilty of an assault shall be punished as follows:
(3) Assault with a dangerous weapon, with intent to do bodily harm, and
without just cause or excuse, by a fine under this title or imprisonment
for not more than ten years, or both.
Florida Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon offenses are investigated
and prosecuted by various State and Local law enforcement agencies. Some
common Florida Statutes criminalizing Aggravated Assault with a Deadly
784.021 Aggravated assault.—
(1) An "aggravated assault" is an assault:
(a) With a deadly weapon without intent to kill; or
(b) With an intent to commit a felony.
(2) Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be guilty of a felony of
the third degree, punishable as provided in s.
775.083, or s.