reckless endangerment

reckless endangerment
reckless endangerment n: the offense of recklessly engaging in conduct that creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death to another person
◇ Reckless endangerment is a misdemeanor but sometimes rises to a felony, as when a deadly weapon is involved.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

reckless endangerment
(USA) the crime recognised in some jurisdictions of behaving indifferently to the consequences in such a way as to create a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death to another person.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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