Wisconsin Gun Crime Lawyer
Learn more here about the crime of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon in Wisconsin. For example, endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon is a serious crime that subjects you to hefty consequences. Specifically, in Wisconsin, it can be a crime to intentionally point a firearm at someone else. However, a Wisconsin gun crime lawyer at our criminal defense law firm in Milwaukee can help.
Milwaukee Criminal Defense Attorneys Experienced in Weapons Offenses
First, if the State criminally charges you with endangering safety by use of a firearm offense in Milwaukee, or anywhere in Wisconsin, you need solid representation. Second, the Milwaukee criminal attorneys at Gamino Law Offices, LLC have experience defending endangering safety offenses. In summary, our Wisconsin criminal lawyers fight for your rights whenever the State charges gun crimes such, as endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon charge in Milwaukee or Wisconsin.
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Wisconsin Laws on Endangering Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon
In brief, Wisconsin law defines endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and the applicable penalties as follows:
(1) Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor:
(a) Endangers another’s safety by the negligent operation or handling of a dangerous weapon; or
(b) Operates or goes armed with a firearm while he or she is under the influence of an intoxicant; or
(bm) Operates or goes armed with a firearm while he or she has a detectable amount of a restricted controlled substance in his or her blood. A defendant has a defense to any action under this paragraph that is based on the defendant allegedly having a detectable amount of methamphetamine, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in his or her blood, if he or she proves by a preponderance of the evidence that at the time of the incident or occurrence he or she had a valid prescription for methamphetamine or one of its metabolic precursors, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
(c) Except as provided in sub. (1m), intentionally points a firearm at or toward another.
(d) While on the lands of another discharges a firearm within 100 yards of any building devoted to human occupancy situated on and attached to the lands of another without the express permission of the owner or occupant of the building. “Building” as used in this paragraph does not include any tent, bus, truck, vehicle or similar portable unit.
(1m)Wisconsin Statute 941.20
(a) In this subsection:
1. “Ambulance” has the meaning given in s. 256.01 (1).
2. “Emergency medical technician” has the meaning given in s. 256.01 (5).
3. “First responder” has the meaning given in s. 256.01 (9).
(b) Whoever intentionally points a firearm at or towards a law enforcement officer, a fire fighter, an emergency medical technician, a first responder, an ambulance driver, or a commission warden who is acting in an official capacity and who the person knows or has reason to know is a law enforcement officer, a fire fighter, an emergency medical technician, a first responder, an ambulance driver, or a commission warden is guilty of a Class H felony.
(2) Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a Class G felony:
(a) Intentionally discharges a firearm into a vehicle or building under circumstances in which he or she should realize there might be a human being present therein; or
(b) Sets a spring gun.
(3)Wisconsin Statute 941.20
(a) Whoever intentionally discharges a firearm from a vehicle while on a highway, as defined in s. 340.01 (22), or on a vehicle parking lot that is open to the public under any of the following circumstances is guilty of a Class F felony:
1. The person discharges the firearm at or toward another.
2. The person discharges the firearm at or toward any building or other vehicle.
Our Wisconsin criminal lawyers in Milwaukee can help
Specifically, it is our mission to be the best Wisconsin criminal defense lawyers in Milwaukee. Therefore, we guard you, your rights, your reputation, your job, your future, and your freedom! Accordingly, if you have been arrested or charged with endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon gun crime in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we can help. Please call us right away. Similarly, any time you are under investigation in Wisconsin for a criminal offense, tell police officers that you wish to speak with an attorney immediately. In summary, early intervention by an experienced Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer makes all the difference in the outcome of a criminal case in Wisconsin.
Indeed, not all criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin have the trial skills and ability to present a compelling case in court. Similarly, not every Wisconsin gun crime lawyer in Milwaukee can negotiate a favorable plea agreement or win at trial. However, at Gamino Law Offices, our team of accomplished criminal trial and appellate attorneys have an impressive record of winning litigation skills. In particular, we argue every point to protect your rights, from pretrial motions to court or jury trials, and appeals. Finally, with decades of combined experience, we have the necessary skills and aggressive abilities to get the results you need.
In conclusion, for more information about our Milwaukee gun crime lawyers or about any of our other Milwaukee criminal lawyer services available at our law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, please contact us today! Also, visit our informative Wisconsin criminal law resources in Milwaukee page.