Assault Performance Task

Scenario 

 

Case Number: 1111111 

 

Date: 13 August 2016 

 

Reporting Officer: Colt Winchester 

 

Incident Type: Crime Against the Person 

 

Address of Occurrence: 111 Felony Drive, Happy Town, GA 15486 

 

Witnesses:  Alan Skittles: Store owner. Male, 43, Latino Michael Smith: Employee. Male, 21, African American  Andrea Sianturi: Customer. Female, 27, Asian American 

 

Weapon/Objects Used: Umbrella / Shoe  On August 16, 2016, at approximately 20:43, officers responded to 111 Felony Drive in regards to a white male bleeding from his face. The victim, Samuel Clark, was friends with a female, Summer Breeze, that lived at 111 Misdemeanor Lane. Mr. Clark was walking to Ms. Breeze’s residence approximately one block east of Mr. Clark’s residence. As Samuel Clark turned the corner, he observed two white men approaching him. A witness, Alan Skittles, identified the two men as Bubba Hurt and Skeeter Redrum. Both Bubba Hurt and Skeeter Redrum began yelling at Samuel Clark for him to leave Summer Breeze alone and that it was the “last time he put his hands on her.” It began to rain so Samuel Clark opened his umbrella and continued to walk north on Felony Drive. Bubba Hurt shoved Samuel Clark from behind causing Samuel Clark to fall to the sidewalk. When Samuel Clark began to pick himself up from the sidewalk Skeeter Redrum kicked Samuel Clark in the face causing Samuel Clark to fall onto the street. While Samuel Clark was lying on his back in the street Bubba Hurt began to kick Samuel Clark. In response, Samuel Clark grabbed his umbrella and swung, hitting Bubba Hurt in his eye. As Samuel Clark stood up Summer Breeze hit Samuel Clark in the side of his head with her shoe rendering Samuel Clark unconscious. A witness to the incident contacted 911 to respond. Samuel Clark and Bubba Hurt were taken into custody and transported to the hospital. Summer Breeze and Skeeter Redrum were taken into custody and transported to the Police Headquarters. Bubba Hurt died at the hospital and Samuel Clark suffered a permanent brain injury.    

 

Task 

Your task as the District Attorney is to determine what charges, if any, for all four individuals involved in this incident. You should support your answer with an understanding of the definitions of simple assault, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and robbery. In addition, was self-defense applicable to the scenario provided?  Use the self-defense portion (based on Georgia jurisprudence) of the Document Library to formulate your answer.  

 

Formatting Requirements: Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: 

● Be four pages typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with oneinch margins on all sides. All the information you need is in the Document Library.  

 

● Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, your name, professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length. 

 

Self-Assessment Checklist: 

Use this to check your work before you submit your assignment: 

 My paper determines what charges to make, if any, for all four individuals in the provided scenario.   My paper discusses the definitions of simple assault, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and robbery.  My paper discusses the State of Georgia’s use of self-defense. 

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