Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Legal Resource Group, LLC, and T. Augustus Claus , Henderson, for Appellant.
Catherine Cortez Masto , Attorney General, Carson City; Steven B. Wolfson , District Attorney, Steven S. Owens , Chief Deputy District Attorney, and Agnes Lexis , Deputy District Attorney, Clark County, for Respondent.
BEFORE GIBBONS, C.J., DOUGLAS and SAITTA, JJ.
Supreme Court of Nevada.
By the Court, GIBBONS, C.J.:
In this opinion, we address justifiable battery and the exercise of self-defense that results in the infliction of bodily harm but not death. Appellant Keonis Davis shot Damien Rhodes in the chest during an altercation. Rhodes survived, and the State charged Davis with one count of attempted murder with use of a deadly weapon and one count of battery with use of a deadly weapon. At trial, the district court denied...
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