Criminal Law Keyed to LaFave
State v. Cushman
The police were called to the house of the Appellant on the evening in question. The visit was in response to a call made to the police by another that lived in the Appellant’s house. When the officer arrived, Appellant got into an argument with him and pulled a gun off the rack in the kitchen and pointed it as the officer. Appellant was charged with recklessly engaging in conduct that placed another person in danger of death or serious bodily harm. Appellant argues that the gun was an antique and unloaded.
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