Sec. 1.5. A person who knowingly or intentionally inflicts injury on a person that creates a substantial risk of death or causes:

(1) serious permanent disfigurement;

(2) protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ; or

(3) the loss of a fetus;

commits aggravated battery, a Level 3 felony. However, the offense is a Level 1 felony if it results in the death of a child less than fourteen (14) years of age and is committed by a person at least eighteen (18) years of age.

As added by P.L.213-1991, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.261-1997, SEC.6; P.L.158-2013, SEC.422.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-42-2-1.5

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.