Q: Person A got into an argument with Person B. Person B pointed a gun at person A.
Person A then went into their apartment unloaded the clips and threw the guns into a field. How much trouble is person A in?
The answer to this question requires A LOT more information. Some of the questions I would need answered are the following: Does person A live with person B or did the person A trespass into person B's home to get the gun and clips? What is the nature of the relationship between person A and B - romantic, family, friends? What was the argument about and did it ever get physical? What is the prior history between person A and B as far as physical violence? Do either person A or person B have a criminal history - and specifically a criminal record?
There are A LOT of ways in which person A could get into trouble if the authorities learned of this. However, if or how much trouble depends on the circumstances. Person A should hire a lawyer for the purpose of just a quick consultation, which is confidential and privileged, to get ahead of the story.
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