10.6. Discharging Firearms In Public
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 10 Weapons Offenses within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
10.6 DISCHARGING FIREARMS IN PUBLIC 790.15, Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of Discharging a Firearm in Public, the State must prove the following element beyond a reasonable doubt: a. [[Name of defendant] knowingly discharged a firearm in a public place.] b. me of defendant] knowingly discharged a firearm on the right of way of a paved road, highway or street.] me of defendant] knowingly discharged a firearm over a paved public road].] 790.15, Fla. Stat. 10.6 DISCHARGING FIREARMS IN PUBLIC To prove the crime of Discharging a Fi right of wa y of a street].] 790.15, Fla. Stat. 10.6 DISCHARGING FIREARMS IN PUBLIC To prove the crime of Discharging a Fi A "public place" is any place intended or designed to be frequented or resorted to by the public. "Knowingly" means with full knowledge and intentionally. A "firearm" is legally deweapon (including a sfined as any tarter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive, the frame or receiver of any such weapon, any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; any destructive device; or any machine gun. The term firearm does not include an antique firearm unless the antique firearm is used in the commission of a crime. A weapon is legally defined to meany object that could be used to cause an death or inflict srious bodily harme . [namIt is a defense to this charge that e of defendant] was lawfully defending life or property, or performing official duties requiring the discharge of a firearm.