Guns and Deadly Weapons

Guns and Deadly Weapons

Guns and Deadly Weapons

Deadly Weapon applies to felony offenses and is defined in Texas Penal Code Section 1.07 as:

  • (A) a firearm or anything manifestly designed made, or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by design)
  • (B) anything that in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by use”)

“Firearm” means any device designed, made, or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel by using the energy generated by an explosion or burning substance or any device readily convertible to that use.

“Serious bodily injury” means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death, or that causes death, serious permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.

The following have all been found to be a deadly weapon by manner of use: axe handle, baseball bat, BB gun, belt buckle, board, bottle, club, drugs, dustpan, fire, flashlight, floor, foot, gasoline, glass decanter, hammer, hand, HIV-positive person, knife, mixture of sedatives, motor vehicle, nailgun, nun-chucks, pillow, rope, scissors, screwdriver, seminal fluid, spear, stick, straight razor, underpants, hot water.

Deadly Weapon applies to felony offenses and is defined in Texas Penal Code Section 1.07 as:

  • (A) a firearm or anything manifestly designed made, or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by design); or
  • (B) anything that in the manner or its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by use”).

“Firearm” means any device designed, made, or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel by using the energy generated by an explosion or burning substance or any device readily convertible to that use.

“Serious bodily injury” means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death, or that causes death, serious permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.

The following have all been found to be a deadly weapon by manner of use: axe handle, baseball bat, BB gun, belt buckle, board, bottle, club, drugs, dustpan, fire, flashlight, floor, foot, gasoline, class decanter, hammer, hand, HIV-positive person, knife, mixture of sedatives, motor vehicle, nailgun, nunchakus, pillow, rope, scissors, screwdriver, seminal fluid, spear, stick, straight razor, underpants, hot water.

Deadly Weapon applies to felony offenses and is defined in Texas Penal Code Section 1.07 as:

  • (A) a firearm or anything manifestly designed made, or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by design)
  • (B) anything that in the manner or its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury (i.e. deadly weapon by use”)

“Firearm” means any device designed, made, or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel by using the energy generated by an explosion or burning substance or any device readily convertible to that use.

“Serious bodily injury” means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death, or that causes death, serious permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.

The following have all been found to be a deadly weapon by manner of use: axe handle, baseball bat, BB gun, belt buckle, board, bottle, club, drugs, dustpan, fire, flashlight, floor, foot, gasoline, glass decanter, hammer, hand, HIV-positive person, knife, mixture of sedatives, motor vehicle, nailgun, nunchakus, pillow, rope, scissors, screwdriver, seminal fluid, spear, stick, straight razor, underpants, hot water.

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