Houston, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: What are the possible punishments for my Misdemeanor charge of Discharge A Firearm in Metro Area. First time offense

Nobody was hurt and no property was damaged. Just shooting for fun

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Jo Ann Linzer
Jo Ann Linzer
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Conroe, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: There is a crime in Texas called Discharge of a Firearm in Certain Municipalities which sounds like what you are describing. This is a Class A misdemeanor which has a range of punishment of a fine not to exceed $4,000 and/or confinement in jail for no more than one year. With no criminal history you may be offered probation or deferred adjudication.

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