If you or your loved one has been charged with Shooting or Throwing a Deadly Missile, contact Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Joe Bodiford. What follows is the Florida Shooting or Throwing a Deadly Missile statute:
790.19. Shooting or throwing deadly missile.
Bodiford Law Notes:
The Florida Shooting or Throwing a Deadly Missile statute makes it a criminal act to purposely throw anything into a building of any sort. This includes shooting into a building. Below you will find the standard jury instruction for this crime. In other words, these are the “elements of the crime” – what the government has to prove. It is important that you understand these elements.
BODIFORD LAW LINKS:
Link to Shooting or Throwing Deadly Missile Jury Instruction
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Whoever, wantonly or maliciously, shoots at, within, or into, or throws any missile or hurls or projects a stone or other hard substance which would produce death or great bodily harm, at, within, or in any public or private building, occupied or unoccupied, or public or private bus or any train, locomotive, railway car, caboose, cable railway car, street railway car, monorail car, or vehicle of any kind which is being used or occupied by any person, or any boat, vessel, ship, or barge lying in or plying the waters of this state, or aircraft flying through the airspace of this state shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Questions? Call Joe Bodiford or Gannon Coens for a consultation. Having the right defense attorney is an important choice – give us a call today to discuss your case. Being charged with any crime is a big deal, and we are here and ready to help you though this tough time.