Reckless Conduct with a Firearm

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Reckless Conduct with a Firearm is the unlawful and reckless conduct that creates a situation of unreasonable risk and probability of death or great bodily harm to another, and demonstrating a conscious disregard for the safety of another person by use of a firearm.

Oklahoma Statute

The statute for Reckless Conduct With a Firearm is OKLA. STAT. tit. 21 § 1289, which states “It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in reckless conduct while having in his or her possession any shotgun, rifle or pistol, such actions consisting of creating a situation of unreasonable risk and probability of death or great bodily harm to another, and demonstrating a conscious disregard for the safety of another person. Any person convicted of a violation of the provisions of this section after having been issued a handgun license pursuant to the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act shall have the license revoked and shall be subject to an administrative fine of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), upon a hearing and determination by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation that the person is in violation of the provisions of this section.”

Elements of the Crime

In order to be convicted of Reckless Conduct With a Firearm in Oklahoma, the prosecution must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt. The criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are FIERCE ADVOCATES for every client and will hold the government to their burden in your case. In order to be convicted of this crime; the government must prove:

1) the defendant engaged in conduct with a loaded shotgun, rifle, or pistol;

2) which created a situation of unreasonable risk and probability of death or great bodily harm to another;

3) and demonstrated a conscious disregard for the safety of another person.

Oklahoma Jury Instruction #6-44.

What the Skilled Lawyers at Cannon & Associates Can Do For You

Being charged with Reckless Conduct With a Firearm in Oklahoma is a serious matter. The Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are Fierce Advocates for Families and Freedom and will fight for you! At Cannon & Associates, we have extensive criminal defense experience, and will be with you every step of the way. We will take care to explain the issues and options to get you to your desired result and support you in this difficult time.

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