Category: Assault with Deadly Weapon

A former NFL quarterback was recently shot multiple times during the course of an argument with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

Antony Wright was found at a suburban home in Conford, North Carolina with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was transported to a local hospital and underwent emergency surgery for life-threatening injuries.

The Concord Police Department has issued a warrant of arrest for Wright’s alleged assailant under charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.

So, what’s next for the assailant?

Assault with a deadly weapon is [...]

Assault charges are serious across the country, but in North Carolina, most assault charges are only classified as misdemeanors. There is one big exception, though: assault with a deadly weapon.

Assault with a deadly weapon is a felony offense that threatens over a year behind bars, the temporary loss of your right to vote, and the temporary loss of your right to own firearms. Felony charges are serious, and can put a nasty stain on your criminal record.

If you are charged, however, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you will be convicted and [...]