What is aggravated battery?
Aggravated battery can take several different forms. First of all, it’s a battery, which is an intentional touching or striking of another person, or causing bodily harm to another person, that one form it can take, is if that battery inflicts great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement upon someone, or it’s a battery committed with a deadly weapon.
For instance, shooting someone can constitute an aggravated battery, or striking someone with a gun can constitute an aggravated battery. Or the other form would be, if someone is struck or beaten to the point where they suffer great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement.