Q: Is blasting an air horn outside of an elderly handicapped persons dwelling on a daily basis considered assault?
A: Potentially. Criminal assault occurs when a person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Bodily injury is defined as physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical or mental condition. More likely though, this is a noise violation - either Disorderly Conduct under state law, or a violation of a municipal ordinance prohibiting excess noise outside of someone's dwelling or on private property.
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