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Why brandishing is a BAD idea
bullsi1911 Posts: 12,361 Senior Member
To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
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Umm...is the charge lesser if the victim is younger?
― Douglas Adams
Yes. Agg battery is a Class-2 Felony and doing so on a senior citizen (or child under 13 or a pregnant woman or a disabled person) bumps it up to a Class-1. And has a minimum mandatory sentence of 3 years incarceration.
There was no point in drawing on him or hurting him or returning his punches.
He was pretty annoyed not to make much of a dent in an old fat guy.
A patrol car showed up and arrested him for DUI as he was driving off.
Aggravated Battery in GA is a very serious crime, and involves usually severe physical injury resulting in the loss of use of a part of the body, like punching out an eye. I don't remember the particulars, but I think it's more serious than Aggravated Assault, or at least as serious. I don't think the law is more serious if the victim is older, but I can see that in FL where everyone is over 70.
GA also has simple battery which is punching someone or beating someone up without serious lasting injury or other aggravating factors. Then there is Domestic Violence, which can get your right to bear arms taken away.