Is wanton endangerment considered a violent crime in the state of Kentucky?

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is wanton endangerment considered a violent crime in the state of kentucky
04/22/2017   |   Category: Criminal   |   State: Kentucky   |   #36131

Answer:

The statutes are below. Wanton endangerment is a crime and can be violent or not.

Kentucky Revised Statutes
Title 50. KENTUCKY PENAL CODE
Chapter 508. ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES
Current through 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 141
§ 508.060. Wanton endangerment in the first degree

(1)    A person is guilty of wanton endangerment in the first degree when, under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life, he wantonly engages in conduct which creates a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to another person.
(2)    Wanton endangerment in the first degree is a Class D felony.
Cite as KRS 508.060

History. Effective: January 1, 1975



Kentucky Revised Statutes
Title 50. KENTUCKY PENAL CODE
Chapter 508. ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES
Current through 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 141
§ 508.070. Wanton endangerment in the second degree

(1)    A person is guilty of wanton endangerment in the second degree when he wantonly engages in conduct which creates a substantial danger of physical injury to another person.
(2)    Wanton endangerment in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
Cite as KRS 508.070

History. Effective: January 1, 1975